db.normalize {RGeostats}R Documentation

Normalize a set of variables

Description

Normalize a set of variables

Usage

db.normalize(db, names=db.getname(db,"z",1), oper = "prop", norme = NA, 
             radix = "Norm", modify.target = db.locmod())

Arguments

db

The db-class structure where the variables are stored

names

List of names of attributes to be normalized. For more information see db.ident.

oper

The code giving the type of normalization to be performed:

  • "mean" : Normalize the mean of each variable

  • "stdv" : Normalize the standard deviation of each variable

  • "prop" : Normalize the variables as proportions

norme

Defines the value for the mean or the standard deviation of the normalized variable

radix

Radix of the name given to the variables storing the results in the target Db.

modify.target

Decides whether or not the newly created variables will have their locator defined or not. For more information, see db.locmod.

Value

The target Db where the following variables have been added: - as many variables as input variables


[Package RGeostats version 11.0.6 Index]