areaGain: Difference of Disc Areas

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s) See Also Examples

View source: R/areadiff.R

Description

Computes the area of that part of a disc that is not covered by other discs.

Usage

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   areaGain(u, X, r, ..., W=as.owin(X), exact=FALSE,
                     ngrid=spatstat.options("ngrid.disc"))

Arguments

u

Coordinates of the centre of the disc of interest. A vector of length 2. Alternatively, a point pattern (object of class "ppp").

X

Locations of the centres of other discs. A point pattern (object of class "ppp").

r

Disc radius, or vector of disc radii.

...

Arguments passed to distmap to determine the pixel resolution, when exact=FALSE.

W

Window (object of class "owin") in which the area should be computed.

exact

Choice of algorithm. If exact=TRUE, areas are computed exactly using analytic geometry. If exact=FALSE then a faster algorithm is used to compute a discrete approximation to the areas.

ngrid

Integer. Number of points in the square grid used to compute the discrete approximation, when exact=FALSE.

Details

This function computes the area of that part of the disc of radius r centred at the location u that is not covered by any of the discs of radius r centred at the points of the pattern X. This area is important in some calculations related to the area-interaction model AreaInter.

If u is a point pattern and r is a vector, the result is a matrix, with one row for each point in u and one column for each entry of r. The [i,j] entry in the matrix is the area of that part of the disc of radius r[j] centred at the location u[i] that is not covered by any of the discs of radius r[j] centred at the points of the pattern X.

If W is not NULL, then the areas are computed only inside the window W.

Value

A matrix with one row for each point in u and one column for each value in r.

Author(s)

\adrian

and \rolf

See Also

AreaInter, areaLoss

Examples

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   u <- c(0.5,0.5)
   areaGain(u, cells, 0.1)

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