is.pseries: Check if an object is a pseries

Description Usage Arguments Details Value See Also Examples

View source: R/tool_pdata.frame.R

Description

This function checks if an object qualifies as a pseries

Usage

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is.pseries(object)

Arguments

object

object to be checked for pseries features

Details

A "pseries" is a wrapper around a "basic class" (numeric, factor, logical, character, or complex).

To qualify as a pseries, an object needs to have the following features:

Value

A logical indicating whether the object is a pseries (TRUE) or not (FALSE).

See Also

pseries() for some computations on pseries and some further links.

Examples

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# Create a pdata.frame and extract a series, which becomes a pseries
data("EmplUK", package = "plm")
Em <- pdata.frame(EmplUK)
z <- Em$output

class(z) # pseries as indicated by class
is.pseries(z) # and confirmed by check

# destroy index of pseries and re-check
attr(z, "index") <- NA
is.pseries(z) # now FALSE

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