[R] how to calculate means of matrix elements
dxc13
dxc13 at health.state.ny.us
Tue May 19 14:49:34 CEST 2009
Easy enough. What if some of the matrix elements contained missing values?
Then how could you still calculate the means? Example code below:
mat1 <- matrix(c(1,2,3,4,5,NA,7,8,9),3,3)
mat2 <- matrix(c(NA,6,1,9,0,5,8,2,7),3,3)
mat3 <- matrix(c(5,9,1,8,NA,3,7,2,4),3,3)
Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
>
> Try this:
>
> (mat1 + mat2 + mat3) / 3
>
> On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 8:40 PM, dxc13 <dxc13 at health.state.ny.us> wrote:
>>
>> useR's,
>> I have several matrices of size 4x4 that I want to calculate means of
>> their
>> respective positions with. For example, consider I have 3 matrices given
>> by
>> the code:
>> mat1 <- matrix(sample(1:20,16,replace=T),4,4)
>> mat2 <- matrix(sample(-5:15,16,replace=T),4,4)
>> mat3 <- matrix(sample(5:25,16,replace=T),4,4)
>>
>> The result I want is one matrix of size 4x4 in which position [1,1] is
>> the
>> mean of position [1,1] of the given three matrices. The same goes for
>> all
>> other positions of the matrix. If these three matrices are given in
>> separate text files, how can I write code that will get this result I
>> need?
>>
>> Thanks in advance,
>> dxc13
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