[R] how to sample a block

From: Spiderschwein <martin_moeller_at_gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2008 04:25:41 -0800 (PST)

Hi,
I want to sample a block of information.

Let's say x is a time series. Using sample(x,5) I get a random sample of length 5 from x.

Is it possible to sample consecutive observations, i.e. I sample one observation and also get the next 4 observations?

Thanks a lot!

Martin

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