GiniMulti: A function to compute multi-group Gini index

Description Usage Arguments References See Also Examples

View source: R/SegFunctions.R

Description

Multi-group Gini is a multi-group version of the Gini index

Usage

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Arguments

x

- an object of class matrix (or which can be coerced to that class), where each column represents the distribution of a group within spatial units. The number of columns should be greater than 1 (at least 2 groups are required). You should not include a column with total population, because this will be interpreted as a group.

References

Reardon S. F. (1998) Measures of racial diversity and segregation in multi-group and hierarchical structured Populations. Annual meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society, Philadelphia

See Also

Multi-group indices: PMulti, GiniMulti, HMulti, CMulti, RelDivers

Social diversity indices: HShannon, NShannon, ISimpson,

Examples

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x <- segdata@data[ ,1:2]
GiniMulti(x) 

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