[R] Identifying Gender

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Thu Dec 1 21:42:20 CET 2016

On Thu, 1 Dec 2016, Saba Sehrish via R-help wrote:

> I have a csv file of Names based on male and female managers. Is there
> some code in R to identify the gender by names?


   Despite the availability of some tools you'll never find a satisfactory
answer. Consider Lynn, Alex, Ari, Blaine, Blake, Bobby, etc. Then you'll get
others that don't fall into any discrete category.

   Perhaps a separate column in your CSV file for gender?


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