5 Dates


Wrangling dates is something we will find ourselves doing often as data scientists. R provides a comprehensive set of tools for handling and processing dates. In this chapter we review the extensive available functionality. The lubridate (Spinu, Grolemund, and Wickham 2023) package is part of the tidyverse.


Spinu, Vitalie, Garrett Grolemund, and Hadley Wickham. 2023. Lubridate: Make Dealing with Dates a Little Easier. https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=lubridate.

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