Re: [R] Number of replications of a term

From: Laetitia Marisa <Laetitia.Marisa_at_cgm.cnrs-gif.fr>
Date: Wed 25 Jan 2006 - 05:30:42 EST

It is great! It takes now less than 1 second (with the table function (0.34'), 2 sec with the ave function (1.91') ) with my "big" data and only two lines of code ;).
Thanks a lot every one.

Regards,

Laetitia.

>Laetitia Marisa <Laetitia.Marisa@cgm.cnrs-gif.fr> writes:
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>>Hello,
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>>Is there a simple and fast function that returns a vector of the number
>>of replications for each object of a vector ?
>>For example :
>>I have a vector of IDs :
>>ids <- c( "ID1", "ID2", "ID2", "ID3", "ID3","ID3", "ID5")
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>> I want the function returns the following vector where each term is the
>>number of replicates for the given id :
>>c( 1, 2, 2, 3,3,3,1 )
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>>Of course I have a vector of more than 40 000 ID and the function I
>>wrote (it orders my data and checks on ID:Name of the data if the next
>>term is the same as the previous one (see below) ) is really slow
>>(30minutes for 44290 terms). But I don't have time by now to write a C
>>function.
>>Thanks a lot for your help,
>>
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>Will this do it?
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>>table(ids)[ids]
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>ids
>ID1 ID2 ID2 ID3 ID3 ID3 ID5
> 1 2 2 3 3 3 1
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>Or (could be faster):
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>>f <- factor(ids,levels=unique(ids))
>>as.vector(table(f))[f]
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>[1] 1 2 2 3 3 3 1
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