[R] detect subset in series

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Wed Nov 16 15:55:57 CET 2011

On Nov 16, 2011, at 8:25 AM, threshold wrote:

> Dear R Users, I am curious whether there is any simple solution o my  
> problem.
> My example 'series':
> series <- c(1,1,1,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,1)
> My 'subset' of interest:
> subset <- c(0,0,0,0)
> Is there any function which tells me that the subset exists in my  
> series,
> and gives me position where in series is starts. In provided example  
> the
> subset exists and covers the elements 10:13 of the 'series'.

?cumsum   # may be needed to accumulate the number of postions before  
the rle$lengths criterion is first met.


David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT

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