EloRating-package: Elo Rating

Description Details Author(s) References Examples

Description

Calculate Elo ratings as means to describe animal dominance hierarchies

Details

Package: EloRating
Type: Package
Version: 0.43
Date: 2014-11-23
License: GPL (>= 2)

Author(s)

Christof Neumann & Lars Kulik Maintainer: Christof Neumann <[email protected]>

References

Elo, A. E. 1978. The Rating of Chess Players, Past and Present. New York: Arco.

Albers, P. C. H. & de Vries, H. 2001. Elo-rating as a tool in the sequential estimation of dominance strengths. Animal Behaviour, 61, 489-495.

Neumann, C., Duboscq, J., Dubuc, C., Ginting, A., Irwan, A. M., Agil, M., Widdig, A. & Engelhardt, A. 2011. Assessing dominance hierarchies: validation and advantages of progressive evaluation with Elo-rating. Animal Behaviour, 82, 911-921.

Examples

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data(adv)
SEQ <- elo.seq(winner=adv$winner, loser=adv$loser, Date=adv$Date)
summary(SEQ)

Example output

Loading required package: zoo

Attaching package: 'zoo'

The following objects are masked from 'package:base':

    as.Date, as.Date.numeric

[1] "loop 1: Elo calculations"

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[1] "loop 2: Stability calculations"

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Elo ratings from 7 individuals
total (mean/median) number of interactions: 33 (9.4/9)
range of interactions: 7 - 11 
date range: 2010-01-01 - 2010-02-02 
startvalue: 1000 
uppon arrival treatment: average 
k: 100 
proportion of draws in the data set: 0 

EloRating documentation built on May 29, 2017, 7:14 p.m.