caliperUpperBound: (Internal) Returns a reasonable upper bound on the arcs...

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caliperUpperBoundR Documentation

(Internal) Returns a reasonable upper bound on the arcs remaining after placing a caliper.

Description

(Internal) Returns a reasonable upper bound on the arcs remaining after placing a caliper.

Usage

caliperUpperBound(scores, z, width, structure = NULL)

Arguments

scores

A numeric vector of scores providing 1-D position of units

z

Treatment indicator vector

width

Width of caliper, must be positive.

structure

Optional factor variable that groups the scores, as would be used by exactMatch. Including structure allows for wider calipers.

Value

numeric Total number of pairwise distances remaining after the caliper is placed.


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