idalter.gen: Generates IDs for people cited within an egocentric network

Description Usage Arguments


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)


idalter.gen(metavar, nmetavarbyalter, = NULL)



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


number of variable to use for each alter individual

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

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