Brobdingnag (version 1.2-6)

as.numeric: Coerces to numeric or complex form

Description

Coerces an object of class brob to numeric, or an object of class glub to complex

Arguments

x

Object of class brob or glub

Further arguments (currently ignored)

Details

Function as.numeric() coerces a brob to numeric; if given a glub, the imaginary component is ignored (and a warning given).

Function as.complex() coerces to complex.

Examples

# NOT RUN {
a <- as.brob(1:10)
a <- cbrob(a, as.brob(10)^1e26)
a
as.numeric(a)

as.complex(10i + a)

# }