creatematrix: create a dominance matrix

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) Examples

Description

create a dominance matrix from the underlying observed sequence

Usage

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creatematrix(eloobject, daterange=NULL,
             drawmethod="omit", onlyinteracting=FALSE)

Arguments

eloobject

output from elo.seq

daterange

date range to which the matrix should correspond (default from beginning to end of sequence)

drawmethod

"omit" = undecided interactions (draws/ties) are ignored (default)
"0.5" = each undecided is counted half a win for each dyad member
"1" = each undecided interaction is counted twice, i.e. as win for both individuals

onlyinteracting

logical. Indicating whether all individuals that were present (default) are shown in the matrix, or only those that were involved in an interaction in the specified date period. If no presence data was supplied to elo.seq, it is assumed that all individuals were present at all times.

Value

square matrix with dominance interactions (winner in rows, loser in columns)

Author(s)

Christof Neumann

Examples

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data(adv)
SEQ <- elo.seq(winner=adv$winner, loser=adv$loser, Date=adv$Date)
# create dyadic matrix over the entire period of data collection
creatematrix(SEQ)
# limit to a subset of interactions
creatematrix(SEQ, daterange=c("2010-01-25", "2010-02-01"))
# limit to a subset of interactions and show only those IDs that were 
# involved in at least one interaction
creatematrix(SEQ, daterange=c("2010-01-25", "2010-02-01"),
             onlyinteracting=TRUE)

## dealing with undecided interactions
data(adv2)
SEQ <- elo.seq(winner=adv2$winner, loser=adv2$loser, Date=adv2$Date, 
               draw=adv2$tie)
# omit ties/draws
creatematrix(SEQ)
# omit ties/draws
creatematrix(SEQ, drawmethod="0.5")
# omit ties/draws
creatematrix(SEQ, drawmethod="1")


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