[R] stuff I used to do in Matlab

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Fri Sep 14 09:50:59 CEST 2001

"Timothy Bock" <T.Bock at econ.usyd.edu.au> writes:

> > 	I'm new to R, and trying to map stuff I knew how to do in Matlab
> > to R. For instances, in matlab, sum(x) gave the column sums of
> > matrix(/vector) x. 
> #column sums
> margin.table(x,2)
> # or
> apply(z,2,sum)

Margin.table() is really intended for tables, It was originally a
straight call to apply() but nowadays it is jumping through a
couple of extra hoops to make sure the result is a table (in
particular, it returns a 1D-array instead of a vector for a 1D
marginal). For ordinary matrix operations, it should probably be

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