Interview Question: Badly Formed Data

Sample Question #319 (programming – R)

In R (or S-Plus), how do you read in the following data:

1,2
3,4,5,6
7,,8,9,10,11,
,12,13,,,14,N/A

(Notice all the irregularities in the input data fields. N/A stands for not available and is to be treated as a text string.)

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