Dataframe package

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Dataframe, Data manipulation toolbox similar to R data.frame

At an mature development stage. hg

  • Maintainer: Pascal Dupuis
  • Contributors:

This package permits to handle complex (both in the sense of complex numbers and high complexity) data as if they were ordinary arrays, except that each column MAY possess a different type. It also complete a fairly complete interface to CSV files, permitting to cope with a number of oddities, like f.i. CSV files starting with a header spread over a few lines. The resulting array tries as far as it can to mimick an array, in such a way that binary operators and usual functions will work as expected.

Meta-information is also handled. Rows and columns may have a name, and this name is searchable. If for whatever reason the ordering of a CSV file changes, searching by column names will return the expected information.