[R] XML to Dataframe
agf2 at pitt.edu
Tue Jun 11 18:55:18 CEST 2002
Thank you very much for your quick replies. Actually I have seen both the XML library
and the omegahat website, but I couldn't find such a function. Since I'm still
learning how XML works, the example I have is the one included in the XML package,
"mtcars.xml". But I just wanted to know if such a function already existed, so I
wouldn't have to reinvent the wheel, writing a fuction for something that already
Duncan Temple Lang wrote:
> The XML package allows one to read XML files from R and to customize
> the input to desired input files. But there is no general way to read
> XML and convert it to a specific data format. This is because XML
> really is an eXtensible language and can be used to markup arbitrary
> content. If you can tell us how the .xml file was generated and its
> its general structure, it is possible that there are or we can create
> handlers for a general format.
> christian wrote:
> > Look at the package XML it is sure possible
> > to program something, but another recommendation (sorry ... )
> > and hard to believe come's from microsoft & is for free !
> > http://research.microsoft.com/~dmax/WinMine/tooldoc.htm
> > ...here you find a file data-converter what i.e. export *.raw data
> > in xml with several options. Further there is a interesting
> > Bayesian Network Tool.
> > regards,Christian
> > Am 10.06.2002 21:13:10, schrieb Antonio Pacheco <agf2 at pitt.edu>:
> > >Hello all,
> > >
> > >Is there a function to convert data stored as a .xml file to a data
> > >frame in R?
> > >
> > >Thank you in advance
> > >
> > >Antonio
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