# Re: [R] overlapping intervals

From: jim holtman <jholtman_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon 16 Oct 2006 - 00:34:35 GMT

> series1<-cbind(Start=c(10,21,40,300),End=c(20,26,70,350))
> series2<-cbind(Start=c(25,60,210,500),End=c(40,100,400,1000))
> x1 <- x2 <- logical(max(series1, series2)) # vector FALSE
> x1[unlist(mapply(seq, series1[,1], series1[,2]))] <- TRUE
> x2[unlist(mapply(seq, series2[,1], series2[,2]))] <- TRUE
> r <- rle(x1 & x2) # determine overlaps
> offset <- cumsum(r\$lengths)
> (z <- cbind(offset[r\$values] - r\$lengths[r\$values] + 1, offset[r\$values]))

[,1] [,2]

```[1,]   25   26
[2,]   40   40
[3,]   60   70
[4,]  300  350
```

> # if you don't like dups for overlaps (@40)
> z[z[,1] != z[,2],]

[,1] [,2]

```[1,]   25   26
[2,]   60   70
[3,]  300  350

```

On 10/15/06, Giovanni Coppola <gcoppola@ucla.edu> wrote:
> Hello everybody,
>
> I have two series of intervals, and I'd like to output the shared
> regions.
> For example:
> series1<-cbind(Start=c(10,21,40,300),End=c(20,26,70,350))
> series2<-cbind(Start=c(25,60,210,500),End=c(40,100,400,1000))
>
> > series1
> Start End
> [1,] 10 20
> [2,] 21 26
> [3,] 40 70
> [4,] 300 350
> > series2
> Start End
> [1,] 25 40
> [2,] 60 100
> [3,] 210 400
> [4,] 500 1000
>
> I'd like to have something like this as result:
> > shared
> Start End
> [1,] 25 26
> [2,] 60 70
> [3,] 300 350
>
> I found this post, but the solution finds the regions shared across
> all the intervals.
> http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/R/Rhelp02a/archive/59594.html
> Can anybody help me with this?
> Thanks
> Giovanni
>
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