[R] list structure question
Gabor Grothendieck
ggrothendieck at myway.com
Thu Jul 1 17:59:40 CEST 2004
Here are three solutions but I think the original idea of just
converting to a data frame and using rowMeans (last solution) is simplest:
L <- list(1:5, 6:10) # test list
do.call("mapply", c(sum,L)) / length(L)
sapply(seq(along=L),function(i)mean(sapply(L,"[[",i)))
rowMeans(as.data.frame(L))
Rajarshi Guha <rxg218 <at> psu.edu> writes:
:
: Hi,
: I have a list in which element is a vector (all of the same length and
: all numeric). I want to find the mean of the first elements of the
: vectors, the mean of the second elements of the vectors and so on.
:
: Currently I convert the list to a data.frame and apply rowMeans(). But
: is there a way to to do this directly on the list? I seem to recall a
: post in which there was such a function (or expression) but I just cant
: seem to find it.
:
: Could somebody point me in the right direction?
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