getCovariate {nlme}R Documentation

Extract Covariate from an Object

Description

This function is generic; method functions can be written to handle specific classes of objects. Classes which already have methods for this function include corStruct, corSpatial, data.frame, and varFunc.

Usage

getCovariate(object, form, data)

Arguments

object any object with a covariate component
form an optional one-sided formula specifying the covariate(s) to be extracted. Defaults to formula(object).
data a data frame in which to evaluate the variables defined in form.

Value

will depend on the method function used; see the appropriate documentation.

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, esp. p. 100.

See Also

getCovariate.corStruct, getCovariate.data.frame, getCovariate.varFunc, getCovariateFormula

Examples

## see the method function documentation

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