[R] Function to convert categorical variable in numerical

From: J.Andrés Martínez <jamartinez_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 11:07:04 +0200


Hello everybody,

I am a new R user. At current moment I need to do a Principal Components Analysis with a table who contain mixed variables (categorical and numerical). There is some function available in R for transform these variables?

For example: I need transform the categorical variable X who has 3 classes in 2 numerical variables with 0s and 1s.

Thank you very much,
J. Andres

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