silicate: Common Forms for Complex Hierarchical and Relational Data Structures

Generate common data forms for complex data suitable for conversions and transmission by decomposition as paths or primitives. Paths are sequentially-linked records, primitives are basic atomic elements and both can model many forms and be grouped into hierarchical structures. The universal models 'SC0' (structural) and 'SC' (labelled, relational) are composed of edges and can represent any hierarchical form. Specialist models 'PATH', 'ARC' and 'TRI' provide the most common intermediate forms used for converting from one form to another. The methods are inspired by the simplicial complex <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplicial_complex> and provide intermediate forms that relate spatial data structures to this mathematical construct.

Package details

AuthorMichael D. Sumner [aut, cre], John Corbett [ctb] (the original inspiration), Simon Wotherspoon [ctb], Kent Johnson [dtc], Mark Padgham [aut]
MaintainerMichael D. Sumner <[email protected]>
LicenseGPL-3
Version0.2.0
Package repositoryView on CRAN
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("silicate")

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silicate documentation built on Oct. 9, 2019, 5:05 p.m.