Re: [R] Simple vector question.

From: jim holtman <jholtman_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2008 08:07:57 -0400

you would basically change the statement as follows:

aggregate(x$Quantity, list(DayOfYear=x$DayOfYear, Category=x$Category), FUN=sum)

On Sat, Jul 26, 2008 at 2:30 AM, <rkevinburton_at_charter.net> wrote:
> Thank you this is exactly what I wanted.
>
> I was unaware of the 'aggregate' function.
>
> Now what if I want to know the sum of the sales per day AND per Category? So for the data below the DayOfYearSales for HOLIDAY and day 1 would be 2.
>
> Thank you.
>
> Kevin
>
> ---- jim holtman <jholtman_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is this what you want:
>>
>> > x
>> Year DayOfYear Sku Quantity CatId Category SubCategory
>> 1 2007 1 100091 1 10862 HOLIDAY Christmas
>> 2 2007 1 100138 1 11160 PET COSTUMES Famous (Licensed)
>> 3 2007 1 100194 1 10749 HATS, WIGS & MASKS Wigs - Women's
>> 4 2007 1 100432 1 10865 HOLIDAY Easter
>> 5 2007 1 100911 1 10120 MEN Superheroes Men
>> 600 2007 2 139002 1 10413 GIRLS Historical Girls
>> 601 2007 2 138959 1 10322 BOYS TV & Movies Boys
>> 602 2007 2 139005 1 10334 BOYS Toddlers Boys
>> 603 2007 2 139052 1 10517 PLUS Plus Men
>> 604 2007 2 138906 1 10322 BOYS TV & Movies Boys
>> 605 2007 2 138860 1 0 (Unknown) (Unknown)
>> > aggregate(x$Quantity, list(DayOfYear=x$DayOfYear), FUN=sum)
>> DayOfYear x
>> 1 1 5
>> 2 2 6
>> >
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Jul 26, 2008 at 12:06 AM, <rkevinburton_at_charter.net> wrote:
>> > I have some data that I read in via read.csv:
>> >
>> > sales2007 <- read.csv("Total2007.dat", header=TRUE)
>> >
>> > The data looks like:
>> >
>> >> sales2007[1:605,]
>> > Year DayOfYear Sku Quantity CatId Category SubCategory
>> > 1 2007 1 100091 1 10862 HOLIDAY Christmas
>> > 2 2007 1 100138 1 11160 PET COSTUMES Famous (Licensed)
>> > 3 2007 1 100194 1 10749 HATS, WIGS & MASKS Wigs - Women's
>> > 4 2007 1 100432 1 10865 HOLIDAY Easter
>> > 5 2007 1 100911 1 10120 MEN Superheroes Men
>> > . . . .
>> > 600 2007 2 139002 1 10413 GIRLS Historical Girls
>> > 601 2007 2 138959 1 10322 BOYS TV & Movies Boys
>> > 602 2007 2 139005 1 10334 BOYS Toddlers Boys
>> > 603 2007 2 139052 1 10517 PLUS Plus Men
>> > 604 2007 2 138906 1 10322 BOYS TV & Movies Boys
>> > 605 2007 2 138860 1 0 (Unknown) (Unknown)
>> >>
>> >
>> > The DayOfYear goes from 1:365. I would like to form a vector from this data where the length of the vector is 365 and the value at each index coeresponds to the sum of the Quantity column where DayOfYear equals the index. For example if I was to use just the sample above this new vactor call it 'DayOfYearSales' would be:
>> > DayOfYearSales[1] = 5
>> > DayOfYearSales[2] = 6
>> > Since in the snippet above only DayOfYear = 1:2 is shown. I want to continue the sum for the whole data frame. I am sure this is fairly easy. I just cannot find out how to do it. Once I figure this out it would be relatively straightforward to apply the same principle to columns of like Category, SKU, or SubCategory.
>> >
>> > Something like:
>> >
>> > table(Category)
>> >
>> > would give me the number of entires for each unique value but I want the Quantity column used in this tabulation kind of like a frequency.
>> >
>> > Thank you.
>> >
>> > Kevin
>> >
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>>
>>
>> --
>> Jim Holtman
>> Cincinnati, OH
>> +1 513 646 9390
>>
>> What is the problem you are trying to solve?
>
>

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Jim Holtman
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What is the problem you are trying to solve?

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