Binning And Recoding In R

Kevin Feasel

2018-08-10

R

Sebastian Sauer shows a few methods of practical data reshaping in R:

Recoding means changing the levels of a variable, for instance changing “1” to “woman” and “2” to “man”. Binning means aggregating several variable levels to one, for instance aggregating the values From “1.00 meter” to “1.60 meter” to “small_size”.

Both operations are frequently necessary in practical data analysis. In this post, we review some methods to accomplish these two tasks.

Click through for examples of techniques you can use.

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