Re: [R] R as a non-functional language

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2011 00:32:38 -0400

On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 12:20 AM, Russ Abbott <russ.abbott_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm reading Torgo (2010) *Data Mining with
> R*<http://www.liaad.up.pt/~ltorgo/DataMiningWithR/code.html>in
> preparation for a class I'll be teaching next quarter.  Here's an
> example
> that is very non-functional.
>
>> pH <- c(4.5,7,7.3,8.2,6.3)
>> names(pH) <- c('area1','area2','mud','dam','middle')
>> pH
>  area1  area2    mud    dam middle
>   4.5    7.0    7.3    8.2    6.3
>
>
> This sort of thing seems to be quite common in R.

Try this:

pH <- setNames(c(4.5,7,7.3,8.2,6.3), c('area1','area2','mud','dam','middle'))

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