is_pos_def: Check a Matrix is Positive Definite

Description Usage Arguments Value Examples

View source: R/cormat.R

Description

is_pos_def makes a correlation matrix from a vector

Usage

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is_pos_def(cor_mat, tol = 1e-08)

Arguments

cor_mat

a correlation matrix

tol

the tolerance for comparing eigenvalues to 0

Value

logical value

Examples

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is_pos_def(matrix(c(1, .5, .5, 1), 2)) # returns TRUE
is_pos_def(matrix(c(1, .9, .9, 
                   .9, 1, -.2, 
                   .9, -.2, 1), 3)) # returns FALSE

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