define_tipranges_object: Define a tipranges class and object

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Note Author(s) References See Also Examples

Description

Class tipranges is an extension of the data.frame class. It is used for holding discrete geographic range data for the tips on a phylogeny. Geographic ranges are represented with bit encoding (0/1) indicating absence or presence in each possible area.

Usage

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Arguments

tmpdf

The user may input a data.frame holding the range data, if they like. Default is NULL, which means the function will produce a temporary data.frame as an example.

Details

This is just a data.frame with: rows = taxanames
columns = area names
cells = 0/1 representing empty/occupied

Value

tipranges_object The tipranges object, of class tipranges

Note

Go BEARS!

Author(s)

Nicholas J. Matzke matzke@berkeley.edu

References

http://phylo.wikidot.com/matzke-2013-international-biogeography-society-poster

Matzke_2012_IBS

See Also

getareas_from_tipranges_object, areas_list_to_states_list_old, areas_list_to_states_list_new, tipranges_to_tip_condlikes_of_data_on_each_state

Examples

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testval=1
tipranges_object = define_tipranges_object()
tipranges_object


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