fastDummies: Fast Creation of Dummy (Binary) Columns from Categorical Variables

Creates dummy columns from columns that have categorical variables (character or factor types). This package provides a significant speed increase from creating dummy variables through model.matrix().

Version: 0.1.0
Depends: R (≥ 2.10)
Imports: data.table
Published: 2017-04-21
Author: Jacob Kaplan [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Jacob Kaplan <jacobkap at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL]
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README
CRAN checks: fastDummies results


Reference manual: fastDummies.pdf
Package source: fastDummies_0.1.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: fastDummies_0.1.0.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: fastDummies_0.1.0.tgz


Please use the canonical form to link to this page.