R/initialize.R

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#' Generate an object from the "\code{USL}" class
#'
#' Initialize the object.
#'
#' @param .Object The object to initialize.
#' @param call The formula used to create the USL model.
#' @param frame The model frame containing the variables in the model.
#' @param regr The name of the regressor variable in the model.
#' @param resp The name of the response variable in the model.
#' @param alpha The contention parameter of the model.
#' @param beta The coherency delay parameter of the model.
#' @param gamma The slope of the ideal parallel scaling of the three parameter
#'     model. This parameter corrsponds to the scale.factor parameter of the
#'     two parameter model.
#'
#' @return An object of the specific type.
#'
#' @keywords internal
#'
setMethod(
  f = "initialize",
  signature = "USL",
  definition = function(.Object, call, frame, regr, resp, alpha, beta, gamma) {
    .Object@call         <- call
    .Object@coefficients <- structure(c(alpha, beta, gamma), names = .Object@coef.names)
    .Object@frame        <- frame
    .Object@regr         <- regr
    .Object@resp         <- resp
    .Object@efficiency   <- structure(frame[[resp]] / gamma / frame[[regr]],
                                      names = frame[, regr])
    .Object@df.residual  <- length(frame[[resp]]) - length(.Object@coef.names)

    # Call inspector
    validObject(.Object)

    return(.Object)
  }
)
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