[R] looking for alternative of 'if-else'
Duncan Murdoch
murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Sun Jul 6 18:08:28 CEST 2008
On 06/07/2008 11:58 AM, Arun Kumar Saha wrote:
> I am not sure whether I could understand all things. Here is my code :
>
> library(zoo)
> # an reproducible example
> SD <- 1
> date1 <- seq(as.Date("2001-01-01"), as.Date("2002-12-1"), by = "day")
> len1 <- length(date1)
> set.seed(1) # to make it reproducible
> data1 <- zoo(rnorm(len1), date1)
> plot(data1)
>
> # calculation for monthly or quarterly mean
> calc = function(frequ = c("M S", "Q S"))
> {
> switch(frequ
> "M S" = aggregate(data1, as.yearmon, mean)
> "Q S" = aggregate(data1, as.yearqtr, mean))
> }
switch() is a function, so you need commas between its arguments, i.e.
switch(frequ,
"M S" = aggregate(data1, as.yearmon, mean),
"Q S" = aggregate(data1, as.yearqtr, mean))
With that change I see no errors.
Duncan Murdoch
> However I am getting lot of errors while executing. Any further suggestion?
>
> Regards,
>
>
>
> On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 3:38 PM, <ctu at bigred.unl.edu> wrote:
>
>> Why don't you try "switch" Let me assume that you want to calculate a=3 and
>> b =5 by using one of "MEAN", "SUM","MIN", and "MAX functions. Then you could
>> write your code: (If you want to calculate "MEAN")
>>
>> example<-function(fun=c("MEAN", "SUM", "MIN", "MAX")){
>> + fun<-match.arg(fun);a=3;b=5
>> + switch( fun,
>> + MEAN=(a+b)/2,
>> + SUM=a+b,
>> + MIN=min(a,b),
>> + MAX=max(a,b))
>> + }
>>
>>> example("MEAN")
>>>
>> [1] 4
>>
>>> Hope this is helpful,
>> Chunhao Tu
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Quoting Arun Kumar Saha <arun.kumar.saha at gmail.com>:
>>
>> There is "if-else" loop if I have to choose 1 item from a 2-item list.
>>> However if I have a list of 4 items (let say) then how i can choose a
>>> single
>>> item without employing 'if-else' loop? I mean in VBA I can use
>>> "select-case", is there any equivalent in R as well?
>>>
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