fastDummies

Fast Creation of Dummy (Binary) Columns and Rows from Categorical Variables

Creates dummy columns from columns that have categorical variables (character or factor types). You can also specify which columns to make dummies out of, or which columns to ignore. Also creates dummy rows from character, factor, and Date columns. This package provides a significant speed increase from creating dummy variables through model.matrix().

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Package
fastDummies
Type
Package
Title
Fast Creation of Dummy (Binary) Columns and Rows from Categorical Variables
Version
1.6.0
Description
Creates dummy columns from columns that have categorical variables (character or factor types). You can also specify which columns to make dummies out of, or which columns to ignore. Also creates dummy rows from character, factor, and Date columns. This package provides a significant speed increase from creating dummy variables through model.matrix().
Depends
R (>= 2.10)
Imports
data.table, tibble
License
MIT + file LICENSE
Encoding
UTF-8
LazyData
true
URL
BugReports
https://github.com/jacobkap/fastDummies/issues
RoxygenNote
6.1.1
Suggests
testthat (>= 2.1.0), knitr, rmarkdown, covr, spelling
VignetteBuilder
knitr
Language
en-US
NeedsCompilation
no
Packaged
2019-11-29 04:12:42 UTC; user
Author
Jacob Kaplan [aut, cre] (), Benjamin Schlegel [ctb]
Maintainer
Jacob Kaplan
Repository
CRAN
Date/Publication
2019-11-29 06:10:07 UTC

install.packages('fastDummies')

1.6.0

16 days ago

https://github.com/jacobkap/fastDummies

Jacob Kaplan

MIT + file LICENSE

Depends on

R (>= 2.10)

Imports

data.table, tibble

Suggests

testthat (>= 2.1.0), knitr, rmarkdown, covr, spelling

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