[R] RE : reshape question

From: GOUACHE David <D.GOUACHE_at_arvalisinstitutduvegetal.fr>
Date: Fri, 04 May 2007 15:40:22 +0200


Thanks very much for your help.

I remain puzzled by the original behavior of reshape though... Does anyone have an explanation to this ?

Regards,

David

-----Message d'origine-----
De : Gabor Grothendieck [mailto:ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com] Envoyé : jeudi 3 mai 2007 19:27
À : GOUACHE David
Cc : r-help_at_stat.math.ethz.ch
Objet : Re: [R] reshape question

Here is a minor improvement (cn and nm as before):

reshape(tab, direction = "long", varying = nm, v.names = names(nm))

On 5/3/07, Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Try this:
>
> cn <- names(tab)
> nm <- list(Date = grep("Date_", cn, value = TRUE),
> Variable = grep("Variable", cn, value = TRUE),
> Valeur = grep("Valeur", cn, value = TRUE)
> )
> reshape(tab, direction = "long", varying = nm)
>
>
> On 5/3/07, GOUACHE David <D.GOUACHE_at_arvalisinstitutduvegetal.fr> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >
> > A quick question concerning a behavior of reshape I fail tu understand, probably something obvious but I just can't see it.
> >
> > With the following data frame further referred to as tab :
> >
> > Variete;Semis.Date;Date_Mesure.1;Variable_Mesure.1;Valeur_Mesure.1;Date_Mesure.2;Variable_Mesure.2;Valeur_Mesure.2;Date_Mesure.3;Variable_Mesure.3;Valeur_Mesure.3;Date_Mesure.4;Variable_Mesure.4;Valeur_Mesure.4;Date_Mesure.5;Variable_Mesure.5;Valeur_Mesure.5;Date_Mesure.6;Variable_Mesure.6;Valeur_Mesure.6;Date_Mesure.7;Variable_Mesure.7;Valeur_Mesure.7;Date_Mesure.8;Variable_Mesure.8;Valeur_Mesure.8;Date_Mesure.9;Variable_Mesure.9;Valeur_Mesure.9;Date_Mesure.10;Variable_Mesure.10;Valeur_Mesure.10
> > A;22/10/2004;38527;Partie aérienne.Verse;3.23;38516;Grain.Humidité;0.71;38523;Grain.Humidité;0.67;38526;Grain.Humidité;0.61;38530;Grain.Humidité;0.56;38532;Grain.Humidité;0.53;38537;Grain.Humidité;0.47;38539;Grain.Humidité;0.45;38544;Grain.Humidité;0.44;38551;Grain.Humidité;0.17
> > B;22/10/2004;38527;Partie aérienne.Verse;3.45;38516;Grain.Humidité;0.76;38523;Grain.Humidité;0.68;38526;Grain.Humidité;0.63;38530;Grain.Humidité;0.59;38532;Grain.Humidité;0.54;38537;Grain.Humidité;0.49;38539;Grain.Humidité;0.48;38544;Grain.Humidité;0.46;38551;Grain.Humidité;0.15
> >
> > I execute the following command :
> >
> > reshape(tab,direction="long",varying=grep("Mesure",colnames(tab)))
> >
> > This gives me what I need except for a small glitch : I end up with the column Variable_Mesure containing the numerical values which were contained in the Valeur_Mesure.number columns of the wide data frame and conversely I have in the column Valeurs_Mesure column of my long dataframe the factor levels contained in the Variable_Mesure.number columns of the original wide dataframe.
> >
> > What is this "inversion" due to ? If it is an error on my part, which I suppose it is, how do I correct this ?
> >
> > Thanls in advance.
> >
> > PS - I am running R 2.3.1 on a Windows platform
> >
> > David Gouache
> > Arvalis - Institut du Végétal
> > Station de La Minière
> > 78280 Guyancourt
> > Tel: 01.30.12.96.22 / Port: 06.86.08.94.32
> >
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