[R] Variable c and function c
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Tue Aug 21 17:46:07 CEST 2007
On 8/21/2007 11:07 AM, Vladimir Eremeev wrote:
> I have found the error in my script which was semi-automatically translated
> from the other person's MATLAB code.
> The error is that c was assigned a value inside a function.
> That is the function body contained the following instructions
> firstguess<-c( 0,0,0,3,0.5, 0 , 0 , 0.000001)
> I have already run this function and obtained the results, it was rather
> long process, therefore I don't want to rerun it.
> I was not given any warnings.
> How did the interpreter treat this?
> Will the result change, if I change the variable from "c" to, say, "c." ?
> This variable is not used anywhere else in the function.
When looking for a function, R will ignore variables that are not
functions. So what you show above is not an error, though it can be
confusing, so it's not a good idea.
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