Re: [R] problem with summary of data

From: Nel N. <eeneling_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Sun 24 Sep 2006 - 08:42:08 GMT

Looks like I've missed out the 'as.is' argument, I put it in and everything was alright! Thank you so much!
In addition,there're a few .rda files that I've got that I would like to view as file perse. How do I open it because when I tried opening it with Notepad, it came out as unrecognised symbols. Thanx again.

Peter Dalgaard wrote:

> 
> "David Barron" <mothsailor@googlemail.com> writes:
> 

>> You haven't shown the command you used to input the data, but it looks as
>> though you haven't told R not to convert the input into factors.
> 
> Looks even more like R wasn't told that the first line of data was the
> variable names. 
> 

>> summary on
>> factors shows the frequencies of the levels for each variable, which is
>> what
>> your output shows. See ?read.table for how to prevent conversion into
>> factors.
> 
> And possibly also the Data Import/Export manual.
> 

>> On 23/09/06, Nel N. <eeneling@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> > Greetings everybody,
>> > I'm new with R and I'm trying to do some statistical analysis with R
>> using
>> > my data.
>> > It is a DNA microarray data with 69 samples(row) and 7070 (column)
>> > variables. I read the file using the command
>> > 'file.table' and it can be done with no error.However, when I tried
>> > running
>> > a summary of the data, the result was not what I had expected. Below is
>> an
>> > extract of the result. And I knew that the command summary will give a
>> > summary of a data's descriptive statistics such as it's
>> median,mean,etc.So
>> > ,
>> > what i want is the statistics summary of each gene (in each column).
>> > V7065 V7066 V7067 V7068 V7069
>> > 20 :29 20 :69 117 : 2 39 : 6 20 :69
>> > 25 : 4 X16699_at: 1 134 : 2 42 : 4 L49218_f_at: 1
>> > 30 : 4 142 : 2 44 : 4
>> > 23 : 3 170 : 2 46 : 4
>> > 26 : 3 203 : 2 38 : 3
>> > 21 : 2 96 : 2 58 : 3
>> > (Other):25 (Other):58 (Other):46
>> > V7070 V7071
>> > 30 : 5 20 :69
>> > 21 : 4 Z78285_f_at: 1
>> > 51 : 4
>> > 64 : 4
>> > 27 : 3
>> > 36 : 3
>> > (Other):47
>> > My data is in .dat format. Also, I have downloaded a few .rda files to
>> be
>> > tried out with R but how do I view them as data per se, like the .dat
>> file
>> > can be viewed and edited using Notepad, how about the .rda files?
>> > I express my greatest appreciation all who help.
>> > Thank you.
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