RelDivers: A function to compute multi-group relative diversity index

Description Usage Arguments Value References See Also Examples

View source: R/SegFunctions.R

Description

The relative diversity index is a multi-group index based on Simpson's interaction index ISimpson

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.

Value

multi-group relative diversity index

References

Carlson S. M. (1992) Trends in race/sex occupational inequality: conceptual and measurement issues. Social Problems, 39, p. 269-290

See Also

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

Social diversity indices: HShannon, NShannon, ISimpson,

Examples

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

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