[R] package FD

Fabio Monteiro fabio.monteiro1992 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 18:13:44 CET 2016

Hi again

Is there any way to check the relations between dbFD indexes?

Function cor for example? I can't manage to put the informations correctly

I want to see the relationships between the dbFD output (nbsp, sing.sp,
FRic, FEve, FDiv, FDis and RaoQ)

How should I type it?

Thank you


2016-03-06 21:48 GMT+00:00 Jim Lemon <drjimlemon at gmail.com>:

> The values in a$x do look numeric. What do you get from:
> class(a$x)
> If the result is "factor", as it was for your ft$trait3 variable (and
> I hope that a$x is the same variable with a different name), then at
> least one of those values must have been read in as non-numeric. The
> possible reasons for this are many as Jeff noted and may be a
> non-printing character that has crept into your original data file. If
> your data set is as small as your example, I would start by loading
> the original data file into a hex editor and looking for a character
> that shouldn't be there. I once had to write a program in C that
> scanned very large files of customer data to find just such
> troublemakers and tell me where they were.
> Jim

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