[R] Precision error in time index of ts objects
jdnewmil at dcn.davis.ca.us
Fri Sep 1 17:52:52 CEST 2017
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On September 1, 2017 7:23:24 AM PDT, Andrea Altomani <altomani.andrea at gmail.com> wrote:
>I have a time series x, and two other series obtained from it:
>x <- structure(2017, .Tsp = c(2017.41666666667, 2017.41666666667, 12),
>class = "ts")
>y <- floor(x)
>z <- x-y
>I would expect the three series to have exactly the same index.
>However I get the following
>as expected, but
>In .cbind.ts(list(e1, e2), c(deparse(substitute(e1))[1L],
> non-intersecting series
>and indeed, comparing the indices gives:
>Is this a bug in R, or is it one of the expected precision errors due
>to the use of limited precision floats?
>I am using R 3.4.0 (2017-04-21) on Windows (64-bit).
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