# Re: [R] Case statements in R

From: Henrik Bengtsson <hb_at_stat.berkeley.edu>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2008 10:52:31 -0700

On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 10:36 AM, Wade Wall <wade.wall_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I am trying to convert geometric means in a matrix to cover classes. My
> values are as such:
>
> perc<-c(0,0.025136418, 0.316227766, 1.414213562,3.16227766, 7.071067812,
> 15.8113883, 35.35533906, 61.23724357, 84.40971508, 97.46794345)
> cover<-c(0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10)
>
> This is what I am trying to accomplish
>
> veg_mean[veg_mean>0 && veg_mean < .1] <- 1
> veg_mean[veg_mean>= .1 && veg_mean < 1.0] <- 2
> veg_mean[veg_mean>=1.0 && veg_mean < 2.0] <- 3
> veg_mean[veg_mean>=2.0 && veg_mean < 5.0] <- 4
> veg_mean[veg_mean>= 5.0 && veg_mean < 10.0] <- 5
> veg_mean[veg_mean>= 10.0 && veg_mean < 25] <- 6
> veg_mean[veg_mean>= 25.0 && veg_mean < 50.0] <- 7
> veg_mean[veg_mean>=50.0 && veg_mean < 75.0] <- 8
> veg_mean[veg_mean>= 75.0 && veg_mean < 95.0 ] <- 9
> veg_mean[veg_mean>= 95.0 && veg_mean <= 100] <- 10
> veg_mean[veg_mean> 100] <- NA
>
> where values are assigned based on the geometric means. However, I think
> that my syntax for the && operator is wrong and I can't find a reference to
> proper syntax. I basically want to "bin" the geometric means.
>
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
>
>
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