Description Usage Arguments See Also Examples

Lump together least/most common factor levels into "other"

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`f` |
A factor (or character vector). |

`n, prop` |
If both Positive Positive |

`w` |
An optional numeric vector giving weights for frequency of each value (not level) in f. |

`other_level` |
Value of level used for "other" values. Always placed at end of levels. |

`ties.method` |
A character string specifying how ties are
treated. See |

`fct_other()`

to convert specified levels to other.

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x <- factor(rep(LETTERS[1:9], times = c(40, 10, 5, 27, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1)))
x %>% table()
x %>% fct_lump() %>% table()
x %>% fct_lump() %>% fct_inorder() %>% table()
x <- factor(letters[rpois(100, 5)])
x
table(x)
table(fct_lump(x))
# Use positive values to collapse the rarest
fct_lump(x, n = 3)
fct_lump(x, prop = 0.1)
# Use negative values to collapse the most common
fct_lump(x, n = -3)
fct_lump(x, prop = -0.1)
# Use weighted frequencies
w <- c(rep(2, 50), rep(1, 50))
fct_lump(x, n = 5, w = w)
# Use ties.method to control how tied factors are collapsed
fct_lump(x, n = 6)
fct_lump(x, n = 6, ties.method = "max")
``` |

forcats documentation built on Feb. 20, 2018, 1:02 a.m.

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