summary.pdMat {nlme}R Documentation

Summarize a pdMat Object


Attributes structName and noCorrelation, with the values of the corresponding arguments to the method function, are appended to object and its class is changed to summary.pdMat.


## S3 method for class 'pdMat':
summary(object, structName, noCorrelation, ...)


object an object inheriting from class pdMat, representing a positive definite matrix.
structName an optional character string with a description of the pdMat class. Default depends on the method function: "Blocked" for pdBlocked, "Compound Symmetry" for pdCompSymm, "Diagonal" for pdDiag, "Multiple of an Identity" for pdIdent, "General Positive-Definite, Natural Parametrization" for pdNatural, "General Positive-Definite" for pdSymm, and data.class(object) for pdMat.
noCorrelation an optional logical value indicating whether correlations are to be printed in print.summary.pdMat. Default depends on the method function: FALSE for pdDiag and pdIdent, and TRUE for all other classes.
... some methods for this generic require additional arguments. None are used in this method.


an object similar to object, with additional attributes structName and noCorrelation, inheriting from class summary.pdMat.


Jose Pinheiro and Douglas Bates

See Also

print.summary.pdMat, pdMat



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