[R] question: ragged array
Weidong Gu
anopheles123 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 16 16:44:21 CEST 2011
if you set parameter simplify=TRUE, it returns a vector of the ragged
mean. In your case,
mean_rating <- tapply(ratok$value, ratok$project_id , mean,simplify = TRUE)
df<-data.frame(ID=dimnames(mean_rating)[[1]], mean=mean_rating)
Weidong Gu
On Sun, Oct 16, 2011 at 9:53 AM, Helene Schreyer
<helene.schreyer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
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> I have a big problem which I’m just not able to solve.
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> I created the following mean value from the following dataset structure:
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> Id |value
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> 1 | 2
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> 1 | 3
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> 1 | 4
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> 2 | 2
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> 2 | 1
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> 3 | 5
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> 4 | 3
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> etc.|etc.
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> with the command:
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> mean_rating <- tapply(ratok$value, ratok$project_id , mean,simplify = FALSE)
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> this gives me a ragged array:
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>> mean_rating [1]
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> $`14` ###########==project_id
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> [1] 3.933333 #######==mean value
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>> dim (mean_rating)
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> [1] 2214
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> I want to separate now the project_id from the mean value. So that I have
> two separate columns (2 dimension).
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> How can I separate a ragged array into two variables?
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> *Additional information:*
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> I need this information to put the mean value into another dataset
> (“projok”) at the correct project_id.
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> I would do that as follow:
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> k=projok[,1]
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> for(i in 1:2442) {
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> projLineNb = which(mean_rating$project_id==k[i])
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> projok$mean[i] = mean_rating$value[projLineNb]
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> }
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> But with a ragged array I can not refer to project_id. Or is there a
> possibility that I can refer to the project_id in a ragged array?
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>> mean_rating [[1]]
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> [1] 3.933333 ==I can refer to the value only
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> Thank you very much
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> Best,
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> Helene
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