[R] really irregular time series

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Sun Sep 24 02:06:45 CEST 2006

The zoo package supports irregular time series with arbitrary
time classes.  It include na.approx and na.spline for interpolation.


On 9/23/06, phil henshaw <pfh at synapse9.com> wrote:
> I built some reasonably successful tools in a graphical database for
> reconstructing the developmental turning points for feedback loop driven
> natural processes.    I'm trying to move it to R and am having
> difficulty with the very basics, i.e. a) defining time series using time
> as a natural number rather than a place in a table.    I was also hoping
> b) someone might have built some of the diverse kinds of interpolation
> tools needed for irregular data on evolving systems to reconstruct their
> probable naturalistic fluctuation and turning points, making good
> representations of them compatible with other analytical tools.
> Is there any functionality for either a) or b)?    I could be just lazy,
> but  'its' seems to require a calendar date format, and I'm interested
> in reading the unique developmental system dynamics of some subjects in
> irregular milliseconds and others in irregular millions of years.
> Another thing I miss is being able to 'touch'  and query the graphic
> objects produced.   In Autolisp I was able to store a complete history
> of the operations performed in the list associated with any graphic
> object and have it pop up by clicking it with the mouse.
> Is there any kind of interface like that available or coming?
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