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

Creates dummy columns from columns that have categorical variables (character or factor types). You can also specify which columns to make dummies out of, or which columns to ignore. This package provides a significant speed increase from creating dummy variables through model.matrix().

Version: 0.1.2
Depends: R (≥ 2.10), data.table
Published: 2017-08-26
Author: Jacob Kaplan [aut, cre], Benjamin Schlegel [ctb]
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_0.1.2.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: fastDummies_0.1.2.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: fastDummies_0.1.2.tgz
Old sources: fastDummies archive


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