Authoring Books with R Markdown

Yihui Xie, RStudio Inc

2016/04/01 @ ASA Chicago

The Actual Abstract

Over about ten years as a student in statistics, I have had a belief that is becoming stronger:

In this talk, I’m going to introduce a recent project of RStudio (bookdown) that is focused on tools to write books or reports. The goal is that you will throw LaTeX and Word into your trash bin, and no longer have any excuses of not writing a book.

We need to put an end to that

I know you love LaTeX

When you teach LaTeX to other people with full of enthusiasm



My personal $10 award

Markdown or LaTeX

R Markdown


Time has changed

When you try my tools