[R] request: which integer in each column is in majority

From: Muhammad Azam <mazam72_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 02:23:17 -0700 (PDT)

Respected R helpers/ users
I am one of the new R user. I have a problem regarding to know which of the integer in each column of the following matrix is in majority. I want to know that integer e.g. in the first column 1 is in majority. Similarly in the third column 4 is in majority. So what is the suitable way to get the desired integer for each column. I am looking for some kind reply. Thanks example:
> x=matrix(c(1,1,1,2,2,2,2,3,3,3,3,4,4,4,4,4,1,2,3,3),ncol=4)
> x

     [,1] [,2] [,3] [,4]

[1,]    1    2    3    4
[2,]    1    2    4    1
[3,]    1    3    4    2
[4,]    2    3    4    3
[5,]    2    3    4    3


best regards

Muhammad Azam
Ph.D. Student
Department of Medical Statistics,
Informatics and Health Economics
University of Innsbruck, Austria

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