[R] generating a sequence

Jonathan Rougier J.C.Rougier at durham.ac.uk
Tue Dec 21 15:54:07 CET 1999

On Tue, 21 Dec 1999, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:

> I am a bit puzzled here. Why is that n=5 not n=4? Anyway, try
> A <- matrix(1, n-1, n-1)
> rA <- row(A)
> rA[rA + col(A) <= n]

Or, in the festive spirit,

n <- 5
rA <- outer(1:n, 1:n, "-")

Cheers, Jonathan.

Jonathan Rougier                       Science Laboratories
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University of Durham                   Durham DH1 3LE

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