Re: [R] Composition like classes & functions

From: Gregor Gorjanc <>
Date: Mon 06 Nov 2006 - 14:20:24 GMT

Gregor Gorjanc <gregor.gorjanc <at>> writes:
> Hello!
> I am working on "breed composition" of animals in my project. Say I have
> an animal 1 with parents 2 (father) and 3 (mother). If father is of
> breed A and mother of breed B, then their descendant is of breed AB or
> 50 % of A and 50 % of B. I would like to have a general way to represent
> this kind of data. I was thinking about list structure i.e.
> However, I would like to ask if there is anything like this already in R
> or contributed packages.

Replying myself. There is a package compositions at CRAN. I should have done homework before asking here.

Gregor mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Tue Nov 07 08:58:50 2006

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