[R] How do you use agrep inside a loop
Pascal Oettli
kridox at ymail.com
Tue Dec 11 12:31:44 CET 2012
Hello,
Right, I didn't notice. Apologies.
Pascal
Le 11/12/2012 19:55, Rui Barradas a écrit :
> Hello,
>
> And another error in line 2. It should be
>
> for(j in (i+1):length(test1))
>
>
> Hope this helps,
>
> Rui Barradas
>
> Em 11-12-2012 07:54, Pascal Oettli escreveu:
>> Hi,
>>
>> There is a mistake in the first line. It should be:
>> > for(i in 1:(length(test1)-1))
>>
>> Regards,
>> Pascal
>>
>>
>> Le 11/12/2012 16:01, surekha nagabhushan a écrit :
>>> Hi all.
>>>
>>> This is my first message at R-help...so I'm hoping I have some
>>> beginner's
>>> luck and get some good help for my problem!
>>>
>>> FYI I have just started using R recently so my knowledge of R is pretty
>>> preliminary.
>>>
>>> Okay here is what I need help with - I need to know how to use agrep
>>> in a
>>> for loop.
>>>
>>> I need to compare elements of a vector of names with other elements
>>> of the
>>> same vector.
>>>
>>> However if I use something like this:
>>>
>>> for(i in 1:length(test1)-1)
>>> {
>>> for(j in i+1:length(test1))
>>> {
>>> result[[i]][j] <- agrep(test1[i], test1[j], ignore.case = TRUE,
>>> value =
>>> TRUE, max.distance = 0.1)
>>> }
>>>
>>> }
>>>
>>> I get an error message saying - invalid 'pattern' argument. -* Error in
>>> agrep(test1[i], test1[j], ignore.case = TRUE, value = TRUE,
>>> max.distance =
>>> 0.1) : *
>>> * invalid 'pattern' argument*
>>>
>>> Test 1 being - c("Vashi", "Vashi,navi Mumbai", "Thane", "Vashi,new
>>> Mumbai",
>>> "Thana", "Surekha", "Thane(w)", "surekhaN")
>>>
>>> This is the first time I'm using agrep, I do not understand how it works
>>> fully...
>>>
>>> Kindly help...
>>>
>>> Thank you.
>>>
>>> Su.
>>>
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>>>
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