Hadley Wickham's

Dates and Times Made Easy with lubridate

  • Garrett Grolemund, Hadley Wickham.
  • Dates and Times Made Easy with lubridate.
  • Journal of Statistical Software, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 1–25, 2011.

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This paper presents the lubridate package for R, which facilitates working with dates and times. Date-times create various technical problems for the data analyst. The paper highlights these problems and offers practical advice on how to solve them using lubridate. The paper also introduces a conceptual framework for arithmetic with date-times in R.

@Article{lubridate,
  author = {Garrett Grolemund and Hadley Wickham},
  journal = {Journal of Statistical Software},
  number = {3},
  pages = {1–25},
  title = {Dates and Times Made Easy with lubridate},
  url = {http://www.jstatsoft.org/v40/i03/},
  volume = {40},
  year = {2011},
}