Generates IDs for people cited within an egocentric network

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Description

The function generates ID (integer) for flatten the network in a tabular view: instead of have one ID for ego and then an ID for each people of the network, we generate a unique ID for all people (ego and alters)

Usage

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idalter.gen(metavar, nmetavarbyalter, metavar.id.alter = NULL)

Arguments

metavar

Rsocialdata object, demographic variables for all individals of the egocentric network

nmetavarbyalter

number of variable to use for each alter individual

metavar.id.alter

if ids for alters are given en metavar we can use them, else we assume meta variables are given in the same order than id alters