Class "ArtCohort"

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Description

Is a S4 class for the artificial cohort generated by simulateCohort.

Usage

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## S4 method for signature 'ArtCohort,ANY,ANY,ANY'
x[i, j, ..., drop = TRUE]

## S4 method for signature 'ArtCohort'
update(object, newsize, addbaseline = matrix(NA, nrow =
  newsize - object@size), newInitialStates = rep(1, newsize - object@size))

## S4 method for signature 'ArtCohort'
head(x, ...)

## S4 method for signature 'ArtCohort'
tail(x, ...)

## S4 method for signature 'ArtCohort'
summary(object)

Arguments

x, object

an ArtCohort

i, j, drop

same as for data.frame

...

passed on to data.frame method

newsize

size of the updated cohort

addbaseline

baseline for new part of cohort

newInitialStates

initial states for new part of cohort

Slots

states.number

Object of class "numeric": number of states

size

Object of class "numeric": cohort size

baseline

Object of class "matrix": baseline matrix

follow.up

Object of class "numeric": maximum follow-up time

parameters

Object of class "transition.structure": input parameters

parametersCovariances

Object of class "transition.structure": input covariance matrices

timeToTransition

Object of class "matrix": input timeToTransition matrix. logical components

transitionFunctions

Object of class "transition.structure": input hazard functions

time.to.state

Object of class "data.frame": entry times for each patient into each of the states

Objects from the Class

Objects are created by calls to the function simulateCohort.

Author(s)

Luisa Salazar Vizcaya, Nello Blaser, Thomas Gsponer

See Also

simulateCohort, transition.structure, transitionProbabilities, cumulativeIncidence

Examples

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showClass("ArtCohort")