Re: [R] variables in object names

From: Sarah Goslee <sarah.goslee_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue 12 Sep 2006 - 20:20:49 GMT

Hi Ken,

Not quite the way you're thinking about it, but yes, there is, and it is very useful. See ?get for more information, but here's the basics:

for(i in 2:5) {
  thismodel <- get(paste("model", i, sep=""))   rsq <- c(rsq, summary(thismodel)$r.squared) }

Also see ?assign for the opposite effect.

On 9/12/06, Pierce, Ken <ken.pierce@oregonstate.edu> wrote:
> Is there any way to put an argument into an object name. For example,
> say I have 5 objects, model1, model2, model3, model4 and model5.
>
> I would like to make a vector of the r.squares from each model by code
> such as this:
>
>
> rsq <- summary(model1)$r.squared
> for(i in 2:5){
> rsq <- c(rsq, summary(model%i%)$r.squared)
> }
>
>

-- 
Sarah Goslee
USDA-ARS PSWMRU
University Park, PA 16802
Sarah.Goslee@ars.usda.gov

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