Re: [R] Calculating mean together with split

From: Rainer M Krug <rkrug_at_sun.ac.za>
Date: Wed 20 Sep 2006 - 15:01:04 GMT

Hi David

aggregate is what I was looking for, as I wanted to have it in the tabular format to plot it.

Thanks

Rainer

David Barron wrote:

> Of course, aggregate will work too, depends on how you want the output
> to be formatted.  You could also look at summarize in the Hmisc
> package.
> 
> On 20/09/06, David Barron <mothsailor@googlemail.com> wrote:

>> Sorry, that should have been package gdata, not gtools...they're both
>> in the same bundle, though.
>>
>> On 20/09/06, Rainer M Krug <rkrug@sun.ac.za> wrote:
>> > Hi
>> >
>> > I have a table called npl containing results of simulations.
>> >
>> > It contains about 19000 entries and the structure looks like this:
>> >
>> > NoPlants sim run year DensPlants
>> > 1 6 lng_cs99_renosterbos 1 4 0.00192
>> > .
>> > .
>> > .
>> >
>> >
>> > it has 43 different entries for sim and year goes from 1 to 100, and
>> run
>> > from 1 to 5.
>> >
>> > I would like to calculate the mean of DensPlants for each simulation
>> and
>> > each year seperately, i.e. calculating the mean for all combinations of
>> > sim and year over run.
>> >
>> > I can use
>> >
>> > split(npl, npl$sim)
>> >
>> > to split npl into different groups each containing the entries for one
>> > parameterset - but where to go from there?
>> >
>> > Rainer
>> >
>> > --
>> > Rainer M. Krug, Dipl. Phys. (Germany), MSc Conservation
>> > Biology (UCT)
>> >
>> > Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology
>> > University of Stellenbosch
>> > Matieland 7602
>> > South Africa
>> >
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Rainer M. Krug, Dipl. Phys. (Germany), MSc Conservation
Biology (UCT)

Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology
University of Stellenbosch
Matieland 7602
South Africa

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