20200421 Wrangling strings of characters is something we
will find ourselves doing often as data scientists. R provides a
comprehensive set of tools for handling and processing strings. In
this chapter we review the functionality provided by R for managing
and manipulating strings.
Karthik Bharadwaj of Singapore contributed to this chapter.
A freely available ebook by Gaston Sanchez,
and Processing Strings in R (2013) provides an extensive treatise
on using strings in R.