combinpmatr {ConsRank} | R Documentation |

## Combined input matrix of a data set

### Description

Compute the Combined input matrix of a data set as defined by Emond and Mason (2002)

### Usage

```
combinpmatr(X, Wk = NULL)
```

### Arguments

`X` |
A data matrix N by M, in which there are N judges and M objects to be judged. Each row is a ranking of the objects which are represented by the columns. Alternatively X can contain the rankings observed only once. In this case the argument Wk must be used |

`Wk` |
Optional: the frequency of each ranking in the data |

### Value

The M by M combined input matrix

### Author(s)

Antonio D'Ambrosio antdambr@unina.it

### References

Emond, E. J., and Mason, D. W. (2002). A new rank correlation coefficient with application to the consensus ranking problem. Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis, 11(1), 17-28.

### See Also

`tabulaterows`

frequency distribution of a ranking data.

### Examples

```
data(APAred)
CI<-combinpmatr(APAred)
TR<-tabulaterows(APAred)
CI<-combinpmatr(TR$X,TR$Wk)
```

[Package

*ConsRank*version 2.1.4 Index]