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().


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install.packages("fastDummies")

0.1.1 by Jacob Kaplan, 2 months ago


https://github.com/jacobkap/fastDummies


Report a bug at https://github.com/jacobkap/fastDummies/issues


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/fastDummies


Authors: Jacob Kaplan [aut, cre], Benjamin Schlegel [ctb]


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


GPL license


Imports data.table


See at CRAN