R statistics

Analysis of variance (ANOVA) using R

Analysis of variance (ANOVA) represents a common means to perform statistical tests as to whether there is a statistically significant difference among sample means. Though manual calculations are ok if you strive to understand the concept, however, larger examples quickly get tedious. Here, the long-standing open source R statistics package comes to our rescue. To show how R works for a simple ANOVA analysis the ensuing steps provide a quick intro as well a the source code for a fully working example.