[R] binning a vector

Deepayan Sarkar deepayan at stat.wisc.edu
Mon Jul 26 19:38:07 CEST 2004

On Monday 26 July 2004 10:11, Arne.Muller at aventis.com wrote:
> Hello,
> I was wondering wether there's a function in R that takes two vectors
> (of same length) as input and computes mean values for bins
> (intervals) or even a sliding window over these vectros.
> I've several x/y data set (input/response) that I'd like plot
> together. Say the x-data for one data set goes from -5 to 14 with
> 12,000 values, then I'd like to bin the x-vector in steps of +1 and
> calculate and plot the mean of the x-values and the y-values within
> each bin.
> I was browsing the R-docs but couldn't find anything appropiate.

Do you know about loess? It's not exactly what you describe, but maybe 
it's what you really want.


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