On 18/12/2007, at 2:33 AM, Elke Moons wrote:
> Dear forum,
>
>
>
> I would like to use the kernel2d or spkernel2d in the Splancs-
> package, but
> it does not recognize my polygon data.
>
>
>
> "Error in kernel2d(as.points(ptsbin), polygonprov, h0 = 2, nx =
> 100, : " is
> the error message.
>
> Invalid poly argument
>
>
>
> The data are defined as follows:
>
> polgonprov<-list(x=polyprov$X, y=polyprov$Y) with X and Y
> coordinates in the
> Lambert1972 notation. The points are defined in the same coordinate
> system
> and it does recognize them, so I don't suppose that is the problem.
>
>
>
> I can also draw the province polygon by:
>
> plot(c(192800,254100),c(154100,221800),type="n")
>
> polygon(polyprov$X,polyprov$Y)
>
>
>
> Can someone help me with this? Or explain to me how exactly is the
> polygon
> class defined in splancs? I also tried with
>
> Polygonprov<-Polygon(list(x=polyprov$X,y:polyprov$Y)) but that does
> not seem
> to work either.

Not absolutely sure, but I infer from experimentation that ``poly''
should
be a (2-column) matrix, not a list:
plot(0:1,0:1,type="n",xlab="x",ylab="y")
melvin <- getpoly() # Clickety-clickety-clickety.
str(melvin)
clyde <- csr(melvin,100)
irving <- kernel2d(clyde,melvin,h0=2)
image(irving)
HTH.
cheers,
Rolf Turner
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