[R] Basic Vector and Matrix Operations
Erik Iverson
iverson at biostat.wisc.edu
Mon Jul 7 23:24:30 CEST 2008
Eric Turkheimer wrote:
> I am wondering if it is possible to perform the following two basic
> functions with primitive R functions. I know I could write functions for
> either, but it seems as though they are probably built-in somewhere.
>
> 1) Fill out a vector to a desired length with missing values or zeros. So,
>
> x<-c(3,4,5)
> f(x,5)
>
> 3,4,5,NA,NA
>
For the NA case, see ?length.
> 2) Find the [row,col] location of a particular value in a matrix, eg
>
> x<-matrix(1:9,ncol=3)
>
> f(x,2)
>
> 2,1
>
>
> Thanks.
>
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