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Factor Class

Class Factor represents a categorical vector in which all elements are drawn from a finite number of factor levels.
Inheritance Hierarchy
SystemObject
  CenterSpace.NMath.CoreFactor

Namespace:  CenterSpace.NMath.Core
Assembly:  NMath (in NMath.dll) Version: 7.3
Syntax
[SerializableAttribute]
public class Factor : ICloneable

The Factor type exposes the following members.

Constructors
  NameDescription
Public methodCode exampleFactor(Object)
Constructs a Factor instance from the given array of objects.
Public methodFactor(Object, Int32)
Constructs a Factor instance from the given array of factor levels, and the given data array consisting of indices into the factor levels.
Public methodCode exampleFactor(Object, Object)
Constructs a Factor instance from the given array of objects, using the given factor levels.
Public methodCode exampleFactor(Object, String)
Constructs a Factor instance from the given array of objects.
Public methodFactor(Object, Int32, String)
Constructs a Factor instance with the specified name from the given array of factor levels, and the given data array consisting of indices into the factor levels.
Public methodCode exampleFactor(Object, Object, String)
Constructs a Factor instance from the given array of objects, using the given factor levels.
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Properties
  NameDescription
Public propertyData
Gets the categorical data for this factor.
Public propertyItem
Gets the element at the given index.
Public propertyLength
Gets the length of the data vector for this factor.
Public propertyLevels
Gets the levels of this factor.
Public propertyName
Gets and set the name of this factor.
Public propertyNumberOfLevels
Gets the number of levels in this factor.
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Methods
  NameDescription
Public methodClone
Creates a deep copy of this Factor.
Public methodDataToString
Returns a formatted string representation of the data of this factor.
Public methodLevelsToString
Returns a formatted string representation of the levels of this factor.
Public methodToString
Returns a formatted string representation of this factor.
(Overrides ObjectToString.)
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Operators
Fields
  NameDescription
Protected fieldname_
The name of this vector.
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Remarks
Factors are usually constructed from a data frame column using the GetFactor() method.
See Also