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needUpdate {nlme}

Check if Update is Needed
Package: 
nlme
Version: 
3.1-113

Description

This function is generic; method functions can be written to handle specific classes of objects. By default, it tries to extract a needUpdate attribute of object. If this is NULL or FALSE it returns FALSE; else it returns TRUE. Updating of objects usually takes place in iterative algorithms in which auxiliary quantities associated with the object, and not being optimized over, may change.

Usage

needUpdate(object)

Arguments

object
any object

Values

a logical value indicating whether object needs to be updated.

See Also

needUpdate.modelStruct

Examples

vf1 <- varExp()
vf1 <- Initialize(vf1, data = Orthodont)
needUpdate(vf1)

Author(s)

Jos Pinheiro and Douglas Bates bates@stat.wisc.edu

Documentation reproduced from package nlme, version 3.1-113. License: GPL (>= 2)