incl/weightedMedian.R In HenrikBengtsson/matrixStats: Functions that Apply to Rows and Columns of Matrices (and to Vectors)

```x <- 1:10
n <- length(x)

m1 <- median(x)                             # 5.5
m2 <- weightedMedian(x)                     # 5.5
stopifnot(identical(m1, m2))

w <- rep(1, times = n)
m1 <- weightedMedian(x, w)                  # 5.5 (default)
m2 <- weightedMedian(x, ties = "weighted")  # 5.5 (default)
m3 <- weightedMedian(x, ties = "min")       # 5
m4 <- weightedMedian(x, ties = "max")       # 6
stopifnot(identical(m1, m2))

# Pull the median towards zero
w[1] <- 5
m1 <- weightedMedian(x, w)                  # 3.5
y <- c(rep(0, times = w[1]), x[-1])         # Only possible for integer weights
m2 <- median(y)                             # 3.5
stopifnot(identical(m1, m2))

# Put even more weight on the zero
w[1] <- 8.5
weightedMedian(x, w)                # 2

# All weight on the first value
w[1] <- Inf
weightedMedian(x, w)                # 1

# All weight on the last value
w[1] <- 1
w[n] <- Inf
weightedMedian(x, w)                # 10

# All weights set to zero
w <- rep(0, times = n)
weightedMedian(x, w)                # NA

# Simple benchmarking
bench <- function(N = 1e5, K = 10) {
x <- rnorm(N)
gc()
t <- c()
t[1] <- system.time(for (k in 1:K) median(x))[3]
t[2] <- system.time(for (k in 1:K) weightedMedian(x))[3]
t <- t / t[1]
names(t) <- c("median", "weightedMedian")
t
}

print(bench(N =     5, K = 100))
print(bench(N =    50, K = 100))
print(bench(N =   200, K = 100))
print(bench(N =  1000, K = 100))
print(bench(N =  10e3, K =  20))
print(bench(N = 100e3, K =  20))
```
HenrikBengtsson/matrixStats documentation built on Nov. 8, 2023, 9:39 p.m.