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Factors in R

Factors in R

Super Learner

Hi, during this lecture we set the stringAsFactor = FALSE because we had pokemon names.
But we also have a column regarding the type. I think that this variable can be seen as factor, am I right?
If so, is it possible to make this column only as a factor?
From my understanding when we set stringAsFactor = FALSE, all strings are not considered factors anymore.

1 Answer

365 Team

Hi Lisa, 
thanks for reaching out and sorry for the late response. I am unable to see the picture you’ve uploader, or rather what’s actually on it. 
To your question, yes if you set the stringAsFactor = FALSE, the strings will not be considered factors in your data frame.
Let me know if there is anything further I can assist you with. 
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