[BioC] reg Golub Data set

w.huber at dkfz-heidelberg.de w.huber at dkfz-heidelberg.de
Tue Sep 2 17:40:24 MEST 2003

Hi -

vectors in R can, in addition to their values, also have a "names"
attribute, which is a character vector of the same length.  See the help
page for "names":

  ? names

As far as I know, you cannot recurse this, i.e. the names vector itself
cannot have names.


Wolfgang Huber
Division of Molecular Genome Analysis
German Cancer Research Center
Heidelberg, Germany
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> =============
> My question is realted to the object good. If I use typeof(good), it shows
> logical. So what I understand is good is a logical vector.
> But when I type good at the R prompt, it gives me a list of gene name
> along  with TRUE FALSE value.
> My understanding of logical vector is that it contains elements which are
> TRUE or FALSE. So my question is how gene names are accomodated into good.
> Thanks
> Dibakar Ray
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