One of the useful and widely used functions in R is the
data.frame() function. Data frame, according to the R manual, is a matrix structure whose columns can be of differing types, such as numeric, logical, factor, or character.
A data frame in R is a collection of variables. A simple way to construct a data frame is using the
data.frame() function in R:
data = data.frame(x = c(1:4), y = c("tom","jerry","luke","brian")) data
Many times, we will encounter plotting functions that require data to be in a data frame. In order to coerce our data into a data frame, we can use the
data.frame() function. In the following example, we create a matrix and convert it into a data frame:
mat = matrix(c(1:10), nrow = 2, ncol = 5) data.frame(mat) ...