getOmega: Function to return the terminal age of a life table.

Description Usage Arguments Value Warning Author(s) References See Also Examples

Description

This function returns the ω value of a life table object, that is, the last attainable age within a life table.

Usage

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getOmega(object)

Arguments

object

A life table object.

Value

A numeric value representing the ω value of a life table object

Warning

The function is provided as is, without any guarantee regarding the accuracy of calculation. We disclaim any liability for eventual losses arising from direct or indirect use of this software.

Author(s)

Giorgio A. Spedicato

References

Actuarial Mathematics (Second Edition), 1997, by Bowers, N.L., Gerber, H.U., Hickman, J.C., Jones, D.A. and Nesbitt, C.J.

See Also

actuarialtable

Examples

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		#assumes SOA example life table to be load
		data(soaLt)
		soa08=with(soaLt, new("lifetable",
		x=x,lx=Ix,name="SOA2008"))
		#the last attainable age under SOA life table is
		getOmega(soa08) 

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