[R] assign names to matrix

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Thu Nov 16 18:37:45 CET 2000

On Thu, 16 Nov 2000 Pan_Yuming at aam.de wrote:

> Thanks for your advice.
> My interest is to how to refer to each column as if it is a variable. i
> solved this problem by
> dimnames(v) <- list(1:nrow(v),label)
> v <- as.data.frame(v)
> now i can refer to column 1 of v as v$A...

That's not neccessary.

Why don't you use:  

 my.matrix <- matrix(1:16, nrow=4)

Uwe Ligges

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