Converts a vector interpreted as a classification or partitioning
into a numeric vector.

Usage

partconv(x, consec=TRUE)

Value

Numeric encoding of x.
When consec = TRUE, the distinct values in x are numbered by
the order in which they appear.
When consec = FALSE, each distinct value in x is numbered by
the index corresponding to its first appearance in x.

Arguments

x

A vector interpreted as a classification or partitioning.

consec

Logical value indicating whether or not to consecutive class
numbers should be used .