[R] binary data

Shin, Daehyok sdhyok at email.unc.edu
Mon Jun 21 15:57:15 CEST 2004

I use NetCDF file format using ncdf package for binary data handling.
For more complex structure, HDF format will be better, which I do not try in

Daehyok Shin

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> Subject: [R] binary data
> What's the preferred way in R for handling samples with binary data
> (like chemical fingerprints encoded as hexadecimal strings with 0's and
> 1's indicating the absence or presence of chemical features) in methods
> such as clustering and MDS. Do you always have to expand the fingerprint
> data into individual variables (which can be a few hundreds) or can they
> be used directly as binary data by some of these methods.
> Thanks,  Moises
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