params and P access the parameter slot in the simList. params has a replace method, so can be used to update a parameter value.

params(sim)

# S4 method for simList
params(sim)

params(sim) <- value

# S4 method for simList
params(sim) <- value

P(sim, module, param)

parameters(sim, asDF = FALSE)

# S4 method for simList
parameters(sim, asDF = FALSE)

Arguments

sim

A simList object from which to extract element(s) or in which to replace element(s).

value

The object to be stored at the slot.

module

Optional character string indicating which module params should come from.

param

Optional character string indicating which parameter to choose.

asDF

Logical. For parameters, if TRUE, this will produce a single data.frame of all model parameters. If FALSE, then it will return a data.frame with 1 row for each parameter within nested lists, with the same structure as params.

Value

Returns or sets the value of the slot from the simList object.

Details

parameters will extract only the metadata with the metadata defaults, NOT the current values that may be overwritten by a user. See examples.

Note

The differences between P, params and being explicit with passing arguments are mostly a question of speed and code compactness. The computationally fastest way to get a parameter is to specify moduleName and parameter name, as in: P(sim, "moduleName", "paramName") (replacing moduleName and paramName with your specific module and parameter names), but it is more verbose than P(sim)$paramName. Note: the important part for speed (e.g., 2-4x faster) is specifying the moduleName. Specifying the parameter name is <5

See also

SpaDES.core-package, specifically the section 1.2.1 on Simulation parameters.

Other functions to access elements of a 'simList' object: .addDepends(), doEvent.checkpoint(), envir(), events(), globals(), inputs(), modules(), objs(), packages(), paths(), progressInterval(), times()

Examples

modules <- list("randomLandscapes") paths <- list(modulePath = system.file("sampleModules", package = "SpaDES.core")) mySim <- simInit(modules = modules, paths = paths, params = list(.globals = list(stackName = "landscape")))
#> Setting: #> options( #> spades.modulePath = '/tmp/RtmpcJlADb/temp_libpath210dfc3d37b12d/SpaDES.core/sampleModules' #> )
#> Paths set to: #> options( #> rasterTmpDir = '/tmp/RtmpEykBFD/raster' #> reproducible.cachePath = '/tmp/RtmpEykBFD/myProject/cache' #> spades.inputPath = '/tmp/RtmpEykBFD/myProject/inputs' #> spades.outputPath = '/tmp/RtmpEykBFD/myProject/outputs' #> spades.modulePath = '/tmp/RtmpcJlADb/temp_libpath210dfc3d37b12d/SpaDES.core/sampleModules' #> )
#> Loading required package: RandomFields
#> Loading required package: RandomFieldsUtils
#> #> Attaching package: ‘RandomFields’
#> The following object is masked from ‘package:RandomFieldsUtils’: #> #> RFoptions
#> Loading required package: RColorBrewer
#> defineParameter: '.useCache' is not of specified type 'logical'.
#> randomLandscapes: inputObjects: stackName is used from sim inside doEvent.randomLandscapes, but is not declared in metadata inputObjects
# update some parameters using assignment -- currently only params will work params(mySim)$randomLandscapes$nx <- 200 params(mySim)$randomLandscapes$ny <- 200 parameters(mySim) # Does not contain these user overridden values
#> $randomLandscapes #> $randomLandscapes$inRAM #> paramClass default min max paramDesc #> 1 logical FALSE TRUE FALSE should the raster be stored in memory? #> #> $randomLandscapes$nx #> paramClass default min max paramDesc #> 2 numeric 100 10 500 size of map (number of pixels) in the x dimension #> #> $randomLandscapes$ny #> paramClass default min max paramDesc #> 3 numeric 100 10 500 size of map (number of pixels) in the y dimension #> #> $randomLandscapes$stackName #> paramClass default min max paramDesc #> 4 character landscape NA NA name of the RasterStack #> #> $randomLandscapes$.plotInitialTime #> paramClass default min max paramDesc #> 5 numeric 0 0 NA time to schedule first plot event #> #> $randomLandscapes$.plotInterval #> paramClass default min max paramDesc #> 6 numeric NA NA NA time interval between plot events #> #> $randomLandscapes$.saveInitialTime #> paramClass default min max paramDesc #> 7 numeric NA NA NA time to schedule first save event #> #> $randomLandscapes$.saveInterval #> paramClass default min max paramDesc #> 8 numeric NA NA NA time interval between save events #> #> $randomLandscapes$.useCache #> paramClass default min max #> 9 logical FALSE init, plot NA #> paramDesc #> 9 should the module result be cached for future use #> #>
# These next 2 are same here because they are not within a module P(mySim) # Does contain the user overridden values
#> $.checkpoint #> $.checkpoint$interval #> [1] NA #> #> $.checkpoint$file #> NULL #> #> #> $.progress #> $.progress$type #> [1] NA #> #> $.progress$interval #> [1] NA #> #> #> $.globals #> $.globals$stackName #> [1] "landscape" #> #> #> $randomLandscapes #> $randomLandscapes$inRAM #> [1] FALSE #> #> $randomLandscapes$nx #> [1] 200 #> #> $randomLandscapes$ny #> [1] 200 #> #> $randomLandscapes$stackName #> [1] "landscape" #> #> $randomLandscapes$.plotInitialTime #> [1] 0 #> attr(,"unit") #> [1] "year" #> #> $randomLandscapes$.plotInterval #> [1] NA #> #> $randomLandscapes$.saveInitialTime #> [1] NA #> #> $randomLandscapes$.saveInterval #> [1] NA #> #> $randomLandscapes$.useCache #> [1] FALSE #> #>
params(mySim) # Does contain the user overridden values
#> $.checkpoint #> $.checkpoint$interval #> [1] NA #> #> $.checkpoint$file #> NULL #> #> #> $.progress #> $.progress$type #> [1] NA #> #> $.progress$interval #> [1] NA #> #> #> $.globals #> $.globals$stackName #> [1] "landscape" #> #> #> $randomLandscapes #> $randomLandscapes$inRAM #> [1] FALSE #> #> $randomLandscapes$nx #> [1] 200 #> #> $randomLandscapes$ny #> [1] 200 #> #> $randomLandscapes$stackName #> [1] "landscape" #> #> $randomLandscapes$.plotInitialTime #> [1] 0 #> attr(,"unit") #> [1] "year" #> #> $randomLandscapes$.plotInterval #> [1] NA #> #> $randomLandscapes$.saveInitialTime #> [1] NA #> #> $randomLandscapes$.saveInterval #> [1] NA #> #> $randomLandscapes$.useCache #> [1] FALSE #> #>
# NOTE -- deleting a parameter will affect params and P, not parameters params(mySim)$randomLandscapes$nx <- NULL params(mySim)$randomLandscapes$ny <- NULL parameters(mySim) # Shows nx and ny
#> $randomLandscapes #> $randomLandscapes$inRAM #> paramClass default min max paramDesc #> 1 logical FALSE TRUE FALSE should the raster be stored in memory? #> #> $randomLandscapes$nx #> paramClass default min max paramDesc #> 2 numeric 100 10 500 size of map (number of pixels) in the x dimension #> #> $randomLandscapes$ny #> paramClass default min max paramDesc #> 3 numeric 100 10 500 size of map (number of pixels) in the y dimension #> #> $randomLandscapes$stackName #> paramClass default min max paramDesc #> 4 character landscape NA NA name of the RasterStack #> #> $randomLandscapes$.plotInitialTime #> paramClass default min max paramDesc #> 5 numeric 0 0 NA time to schedule first plot event #> #> $randomLandscapes$.plotInterval #> paramClass default min max paramDesc #> 6 numeric NA NA NA time interval between plot events #> #> $randomLandscapes$.saveInitialTime #> paramClass default min max paramDesc #> 7 numeric NA NA NA time to schedule first save event #> #> $randomLandscapes$.saveInterval #> paramClass default min max paramDesc #> 8 numeric NA NA NA time interval between save events #> #> $randomLandscapes$.useCache #> paramClass default min max #> 9 logical FALSE init, plot NA #> paramDesc #> 9 should the module result be cached for future use #> #>
# These next 2 are same here because they are not within a module P(mySim) # nx and ny are Gone
#> $.checkpoint #> $.checkpoint$interval #> [1] NA #> #> $.checkpoint$file #> NULL #> #> #> $.progress #> $.progress$type #> [1] NA #> #> $.progress$interval #> [1] NA #> #> #> $.globals #> $.globals$stackName #> [1] "landscape" #> #> #> $randomLandscapes #> $randomLandscapes$inRAM #> [1] FALSE #> #> $randomLandscapes$stackName #> [1] "landscape" #> #> $randomLandscapes$.plotInitialTime #> [1] 0 #> attr(,"unit") #> [1] "year" #> #> $randomLandscapes$.plotInterval #> [1] NA #> #> $randomLandscapes$.saveInitialTime #> [1] NA #> #> $randomLandscapes$.saveInterval #> [1] NA #> #> $randomLandscapes$.useCache #> [1] FALSE #> #>
params(mySim) # nx and ny are Gone
#> $.checkpoint #> $.checkpoint$interval #> [1] NA #> #> $.checkpoint$file #> NULL #> #> #> $.progress #> $.progress$type #> [1] NA #> #> $.progress$interval #> [1] NA #> #> #> $.globals #> $.globals$stackName #> [1] "landscape" #> #> #> $randomLandscapes #> $randomLandscapes$inRAM #> [1] FALSE #> #> $randomLandscapes$stackName #> [1] "landscape" #> #> $randomLandscapes$.plotInitialTime #> [1] 0 #> attr(,"unit") #> [1] "year" #> #> $randomLandscapes$.plotInterval #> [1] NA #> #> $randomLandscapes$.saveInitialTime #> [1] NA #> #> $randomLandscapes$.saveInterval #> [1] NA #> #> $randomLandscapes$.useCache #> [1] FALSE #> #>