fix_levels {clickR}R Documentation

Fix levels

Description

Fixes levels of a factor

Usage

fix_levels(
  data,
  factor_name,
  method = "dl",
  levels = NULL,
  plot = FALSE,
  k = ifelse(!is.null(levels), length(levels), 2),
  track = TRUE,
  ...
)

Arguments

data

data.frame with the factor to fix

factor_name

Name of the factor to fix (as character)

method

Method from stringdist package to estimate distances

levels

Optional vector with the levels names. If "auto", levels are assigned based on frequency

plot

Optional: Plot cluster dendrogram?

k

Number of levels for clustering

track

Keep track of changes?

...

Further parameters passed to stringdist::stringdistmatrix function

Examples

mydata <- data.frame(factor1=factor(c("Control", "Treatment", "Tretament", "Tratment", "treatment",
"teatment", "contrl", "cntrol", "CONTol", "not available", "na")))
fix_levels(mydata, "factor1", k=4, plot=TRUE)   #Chose k to select matching levels
fix_levels(mydata, "factor1", levels=c("Control", "Treatment"), k=4)

[Package clickR version 0.8.0 Index]