[R] a more elegant approach to getting the majority level

Rajarshi Guha rxg218 at psu.edu
Thu May 26 16:36:40 CEST 2005

Hi, I have a factor and I would like to find the most frequent level.

I think my current approach is a bit long winded and I was wondering if
there was a more elegant way to do it:

x <- factor(sample(1:0, 5,replace=TRUE))

levels(x)[ which( as.logical((table(x) == max(table(x)))) == TRUE ) ]

(The length of x will always be an odd number, so I wont get a tie in


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