Re: [R] Partition into quantiles

From: Frank E Harrell Jr <f.harrell_at_vanderbilt.edu>
Date: Thu 05 Oct 2006 - 13:51:10 GMT

David Barron wrote:
> You might also want to look at the function quantcut in the gtools > package (part of the gregmisc bundle).

Also, cut2 in Hmisc will do this and will label the intervals compactly.

Frank

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> On 05/10/06, Alberto Monteiro <albmont@centroin.com.br> wrote:

>> Is there any function that divides a sample into N quantiles?
>>
>> For example, for N = 2, this would be the solution:
>>
>> x <- rnorm(100)
>> m <- median(x)
>> q <- ifelse(x <= median, 1, 2)
>>
>> Alberto Monteiro
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