[R] Calculate an equation
pjlbranco at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 20 16:15:44 CET 2008
I tried to do some cycles using the “for” function, but then I had to make
multiple “for”s and it didn’t work. One of the major problems is that I
don’t know how to use the summation function on R.
stephen sefick wrote:
> What have you tried so far?
> On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 7:40 AM, P.Branco <pjlbranco at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> I was wondering if you could help me with the following.
>> I want to do calculate this equation:
>> Ps(t)= (∑_(r=1)^N Xtr* 1/√drs)/(∑_(r=1)^N 1/√drs)
>> Ps(t) – Probability that taxon t will occur at site s (300 sites s)
>> N – Number of sites = from 1 to 49
>> Xtr – Value for taxon t at site r (I have this information in a table, 40
>> taxa (columns) t, 49 sites r)
>> drs – Distance from site r to site s (this information is on a table, s
>> sites (columns))
>> I thought that R would be the software to use, but I am experiencing some
>> Thanks to everyone,
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