[R] What is the correct way of using function C() for factors:
Corey Moffet
cmoffet at nwrc.ars.usda.gov
Thu Feb 5 19:33:35 CET 2004
try:
l <- factor(c('a','b'))
l
At 12:15 PM 2/5/2004 -0600, Svetlana Eden wrote:
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>The funciton c() works differently for strings and for factors:
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>For strings:
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>> l = c('a', 'b')
>> l
>[1] "a" "b"
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>For factors:
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>> l = c(factor('a'), factor('b'))
>> l
>[1] 1 1
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>What should be the right technique for merging factors?
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>Svetlana Eden Biostatistician II School of Medicine
> Department of Biostatistics Vanderbilt University
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With best wishes and kind regards I am
Sincerely,
Corey A. Moffet
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