[R] break a vector into classes

Dimitris Rizopoulos dimitris.rizopoulos at med.kuleuven.be
Mon Mar 6 15:21:23 CET 2006

probably you're looking for ?cut().

I hope it helps.


Dimitris Rizopoulos
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: <wouter at paramo.be>
To: <r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch>
Sent: Monday, March 06, 2006 3:06 PM
Subject: [R] break a vector into classes

> Hi,
> I'm looking for a function which divides a vector into n classes and
> returns the breaks as well as the number of values in each class.
> This is actually what hist(vector, breaks=n) does, but in hist() n 
> is a
> suggestion only, and is a suggestion only and cannot be enforced (as
> far as I know...)
> It is not so difficult to do it yourself, but a ready made function 
> would
> be nice...
> cheers
> wouter
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