as.matrix.corStruct {nlme}R Documentation

Matrix of a corStruct Object

Description

This method function extracts the correlation matrix, or list of correlation matrices, associated with object.

Usage

## S3 method for class 'corStruct':
as.matrix(x, ...)

Arguments

x an object inheriting from class corStruct, representing a correlation structure.
... further arguments passed from other methods.

Value

If the correlation structure includes a grouping factor, the returned value will be a list with components given by the correlation matrices for each group. Otherwise, the returned value will be a matrix representing the correlation structure associated with object.

Author(s)

Jose Pinheiro Jose.Pinheiro@pharma.novartis.com and Douglas Bates bates@stat.wisc.edu

References

Pinheiro, J. C. and Bates, D. M. (2000), Mixed-Effects Models in S and S-PLUS, Springer, New York.

See Also

corClasses, corMatrix

Examples

cst1 <- corAR1(form = ~1|Subject)
cst1 <- Initialize(cst1, data = Orthodont)
as.matrix(cst1)

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