[R] computing sum of indicator variables
Dimitris Rizopoulos
dimitris.rizopoulos at med.kuleuven.ac.be
Mon Jul 26 10:59:34 CEST 2004
Hi Stefan,
you could try something like,
x <- c(2,4,7)
as.numeric(!is.na(match(seq(1, max(x)), x)))
I hope this helps.
Best,
Dimitris
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Stefan Böhringer" <commercial at s-boehringer.de>
To: "R Help" <r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch>
Sent: Monday, July 26, 2004 10:45 AM
Subject: [R] computing sum of indicator variables
> My problem is as follows:
> i is a list of integers of variable length. Now I want to compute a
new
> vector/array that contains 1's at the positions indicated in i. For
> example:
> c(2, 4) -> c(0, 1, 0, 1)
>
> Using something like
> i = i - c(0, i[2:length(i) - 1]);
> sapply(i, function(x) c(rep(0, x - 1), 1)));
>
> faces me with the problem of concatenating the result, which I could
> somehow not find a solution for.
>
> Thank you very much in advance.
>
> Stefan
>
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