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Linear Pair Correlation Function

Computes an estimate of the linear pair correlation function for a point pattern on a linear network.

Keywords
spatial, nonparametric
Usage
linearpcf(X, r=NULL, ..., correction="Ang")
Arguments
X
Point pattern on linear network (object of class "lpp").
r
Optional. Numeric vector of values of the function argument $r$. There is a sensible default.
...
Arguments passed to density.default to control the smoothing.
correction
Geometry correction. Either "none" or "Ang". See Details.
Details

This command computes the linear pair correlation function from point pattern data on a linear network.

The pair correlation function is estimated from the shortest-path distances between each pair of data points, using the fixed-bandwidth kernel smoother density.default, with a bias correction at each end of the interval of $r$ values. To switch off the bias correction, set endcorrect=FALSE. If correction="none", the calculations do not include any correction for the geometry of the linear network. The result is an estimate of the first derivative of the network $K$ function defined by Okabe and Yamada (2001).

If correction="Ang", the pair counts are weighted using Ang's correction (Ang, 2010). The result is an estimate of the pair correlation function in the linear network.

Value

• Function value table (object of class "fv").

References

Ang, Q.W. (2010) Statistical methodology for spatial point patterns on a linear network. MSc thesis, University of Western Australia. Ang, Q.W., Baddeley, A. and Nair, G. (2012) Geometrically corrected second-order analysis of events on a linear network, with applications to ecology and criminology. To appear in Scandinavian Journal of Statistics. Okabe, A. and Yamada, I. (2001) The K-function method on a network and its computational implementation. Geographical Analysis 33, 271-290.

linearK, linearpcfinhom, lpp

• linearpcf
Examples
data(simplenet)
X <- rpoislpp(5, simplenet)
linearpcf(X)
linearpcf(X, correction="none")
Documentation reproduced from package spatstat, version 1.25-1, License: GPL (>= 2)

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