[R] How to convert Charagter variables into numeric
Waclaw.Marcin.Kusnierczyk at idi.ntnu.no
Fri Feb 6 14:43:31 CET 2009
if you use read.table for the import, reading about the colClasses
parameter in ?read.table may help.
> On Thu, 5 Feb 2009 22:50:38, <arup.pramanik27 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am importing a dataset in R where some of the variable are numerical
>> some of them are character...but the problem is that R is treating
>> numerical variables as character (I am using "is.character" to judge the
>> type). Now the question is how can I convert these character variables
>> numeric and also let me know about the other conversion like "numeric to
>> categorical","numeric to continuous" etc.Thank you.
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