[R] Read a Time Serie CSV
mastropi at uwalumni.com
Mon May 27 02:48:56 CEST 2002
The problem is that oecd96 is an object of class "ts", which returns NULL
when referencing a variable by its name with $.
If you want to use the variable names for plotting, you can do:
P.S. In order to find out what could be the cause of an error in these
cases the function 'class' may be useful, wich returns the class of a given
At 09:46 PM 26/5/2002 +0200, Patrick Hausmann wrote:
>I want to read some Times Series of GDP from OECD-Countrys.
>First I call:
> > oecd96<-ts(read.csv("oecd96.csv",header=T,sep=";"),start=1950,freq=1)
> > summary(oecd96)
> gdpcausb gdpcautb gdpcbelb gdpccanb
> Min. : 8567 Min. : 4533 Min. : 6616 Min. : 8966
> 1st Qu.:10771 1st Qu.: 8717 1st Qu.: 9440 1st Qu.:11694
> Median :15196 Median :14590 Median :15605 Median :17612
> Mean :15387 Mean :14331 Mean :14994 Mean :17102
> 3rd Qu.:19145 3rd Qu.:19404 3rd Qu.:19798 3rd Qu.:22121
> Max. :25818 Max. :24828 Max. :25252 Max. :25923
>This is ok. But I can't plot a single variable by name.
> > plot(oecd96$gdpcausb)
>Error in xy.coords(x, y, xlabel, ylabel, log) :
> x and y lengths differ
>What's my fault ?
>Thanks for any help,
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