Cell Means Contrast Matrix

Description

This function generates a cell means contrast matrix to support PLS models.

Usage

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Arguments

n

A vector of levels for a factor, or the number of levels.

contrasts

a logical indicating whether contrasts should be computed; set to FALSE in order to generate required contrast matrix.

Details

This function uses contr.treatment to generate a cell means contrast matrix in support of PLS models.

Value

For datasets with categorical variables it produces the needed design matrix.

Author(s)

Nelson Lee Afanador

Examples

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# Three levels
levels <- LETTERS[1:3]
contr.niets(levels)

# Two levels
levels <- LETTERS[1:2]
contr.niets(levels)

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