Complement to 'Modern Data Science with R'

A complement to *Modern Data Science with R* (ISBN: 978-1498724487, publisher URL: <>). This package contains all of the data and code necessary to complete exercises and reproduce examples from the text. It also facilitates connections to the SQL database server used in the book.

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A complement to the CRC Press book Modern Data Science with R.

To install it, try:


Load the package (like any other) with



mdsr 0.1.6

  • improved documentation #18
  • scidb functions now point to AWS RDS instance
  • Added tests
  • Removed tidyverse dependency #31

mdsr 0.1.5

  • Fixed #27: non-ASCII characters
  • Fixed #26: Namespace import from tidyverse not imported from

mdsr 0.1.4

  • Added CRAN badge after release.
  • Added etl_NCI60() function
  • Migrated to dbplyr

mdsr 0.1.3

  • Added a file to track changes to the package.

Reference manual

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0.1.7 by Ben Baumer, a year ago

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Authors: Ben Baumer [aut, cre] , Nicholas Horton [aut] , Daniel Kaplan [aut]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

CC0 license

Imports babynames, DBI, dbplyr, downloader, dplyr, fs, ggplot2, mosaic, RMySQL

Suggests knitr, Lahman, etl, macleish, lubridate, sp, testthat

See at CRAN