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Authors: Garrett Grolemund, Hadley Wickham
Title: Dates and Times Made Easy with lubridate
Abstract: 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.

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DOI: 10.18637/jss.v040.i03

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