November 05, 2012

Basic Character Manipulation (Introduction to Statistical Computing)

Lecture 19: Text as data. Overview of the character data type, and of strings. Basic string operations: extracting and replacing substrings; split strings into character vectors; assembling character vectors into strings. The need for a way of computing with text patterns, and not just constants.

(This lecture ripped off from Vince Vu, with permission.)

Introduction to Statistical Computing

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