From: Achim Zeileis <Achim.Zeileis_at_wu-wien.ac.at>

Date: Wed 17 Aug 2005 - 03:48:14 EST

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Date: Wed 17 Aug 2005 - 03:48:14 EST

On Tue, 16 Aug 2005 13:18:23 -0400 Allan Strand wrote:

> Hi All,

*>
**> I'm trying to take a numerical vector and produce a new vector of
**> the same length where each element in the first is placed into a
**> category given by a 'breaks-like' vector. The values in the result
**> should equal the lower bounds of each category as defined in the
**> breaks vector.
**>
**> I suspect that a vectorized solution is pretty simple, but I can't
**> seem to figure it out today. Here is an example of my problem:
**>
**> Vector 'a' is the original vector. Vector 'b' gives the lower bounds
**> of the categories. Vector 'c' is the result I am seeking.
**>
**> a <- c(0.9, 11, 1.2, 2.4, 4.0, 5.0, 7.3, 8.1, 3.3, 4.5)
**> b <- c(0, 2, 4, 6, 8)
**>
**> c <- c(0, 8, 0, 2, 4, 4, 6, 8, 2, 4)
**>
**> Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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which returns a factor.

Z

*> cheers,
**> Allan Strand
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