[R] coercing "numeric" components of data frame to "factor" or "ordered"?
seniorr at aracnet.com
Thu May 2 23:45:16 CEST 2002
I am getting ready to load a bunch of data into R. The data is all
numeric, but some of the numbers are integer codes representing
non-numeric semantics. What is the best way to "fix" the data frames
so that these compenents are recognized as "factors" or "ordered", as
Can I "assign" to some attribute of the data frame component, like the
"class" or "levels" to get the desired effect?
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