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View source: R/3_demographicFunctions.R

This function returns a newly created lifetable object given either survival or death (one year) probabilities)

1 | ```
probs2lifetable(probs, radix = 10000, type = "px", name = "ungiven")
``` |

`probs` |
A real valued vector representing either one year survival or death probabilities. The last value in the vector must be either 1 or 0, depending if it represents death or survival probabilities respectively. |

`radix` |
The radix of the life table. |

`type` |
Character value either "px" or "qx" indicating how probabilities must be interpreted. |

`name` |
The character value to be put in the corresponding slot of returned object. |

The *ω* value is the length of the probs vector.

A `lifetable`

object.

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.

This function allows to use mortality projection given by other softwares with the lifecontingencies package.

Giorgio A. Spedicato

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

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