[R] Recursive indexing failed at level 2

From: Jim Hargreaves <james_at_ipec.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2010 12:53:45 +0100

Dear fellow R users,

I am replacing elements of a list like so:


where pulse is a list of lists, and pulse [i] has >20 values.

This gives the error "Recursive Indexing failed at level 2". But, interestingly this instruction is part of a loop which has gone through about 200,000 iterations before giving this error.

Actual code:

pulse_subset[[1:(length(unlist(pulse[i])[as.numeric(peak_start[i]):as.numeric(peak_end[i])]))]] <- unlist(pulse[i])[as.numeric(peak_start[i]):as.numeric(peak_end[i])]

Error in
pulse_subset[[1:(length(unlist(pulse[i])[as.numeric(peak_start[i]):as.numeric(peak_end[i])]))]] <- unlist(pulse[i])[as.numeric(peak_start[i]):as.numeric(peak_end[i])] :

   recursive indexing failed at level 2

If anyone could shed some light I'd be rather grateful.

Jim Hargreaves

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