alpha-NOMINATE Summary Function

Description

summary.anominate reads a anominate object and prints a summary.

Usage

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  ## S3 method for class 'anominate'
summary(object, ...)

Arguments

object

output of class anominate, generated as output from function anominate.

...

other arguments to print

Value

A summary of the estimate, with number of legislators, votes, dimensions, and summary of alpha estimate.

Author(s)

Christopher Hare, Royce Carroll, Jeffrey B. Lewis, James Lo, Keith T. Poole and Howard Rosenthal

References

Carroll, Royce, Jeffrey B. Lewis, James Lo, Keith T. Poole and Howard Rosenthal. 2013. “The Structure of Utility in Spatial Models of Voting.” American Journal of Political Science 57(4): 1008–1028.

See Also

'summary.anominate','anominate','densplot.anominate','traceplot.anominate'.

Examples

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data(sen111)

### This command conducts estimates, which we instead load using data()
#sen111_anom <- anominate(sen111, dims=1, polarity=2, nsamp=200, thin=1, 
#	burnin=100, random.starts=FALSE, verbose=TRUE)

data(sen111_anom)

summary(sen111_anom)

## Graphical summaries
plot(sen111_anom)
densplot.anominate(sen111_anom)
traceplot.anominate(sen111_anom)