[R] binning a vector
andrewr at uidaho.edu
Mon Jul 26 23:08:31 CEST 2004
Also, you can use cut and tapply to calculate means by bins.
----- Original Message -----
From: Deepayan Sarkar <deepayan at stat.wisc.edu>
Date: Tuesday, July 27, 2004 3:38 am
Subject: Re: [R] binning a vector
> 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
> it's what you really want.
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