silicate: Common Forms for Complex Hierarchical and Relational Data Structures

Generate common data forms for complex data suitable for conversions and transmission by decomposition as paths or primitives. Paths are sequentially-linked records, primitives are basic atomic elements and both can model many forms and be grouped into hierarchical structures. The universal models 'SC0' (structural) and 'SC' (labelled, relational) are composed of edges and can represent any hierarchical form. Specialist models 'PATH', 'ARC' and 'TRI' provide the most common intermediate forms used for converting from one form to another. The methods are inspired by the simplicial complex <> and provide intermediate forms that relate spatial data structures to this mathematical construct.

Version: 0.7.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.4.0)
Imports: dplyr, gibble (≥ 0.4.0), methods, purrr, rlang, decido, tibble, unjoin (≥ 0.1.0), grDevices, graphics, stats, magrittr, gridBase, crsmeta (≥ 0.3.0)
Suggests: covr, knitr, rmarkdown, sp, testthat (≥ 2.1.0), trip, vdiffr
Published: 2020-11-13
Author: Michael D. Sumner [aut, cre], John Corbett [ctb] (the original inspiration), Simon Wotherspoon [ctb], Kent Johnson [dtc], Mark Padgham [aut]
Maintainer: Michael D. Sumner <mdsumner at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: silicate results


Reference manual: silicate.pdf
Vignettes: silicate-data-model
silicate topology


Package source: silicate_0.7.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): silicate_0.7.0.tgz, r-release (x86_64): silicate_0.7.0.tgz, r-oldrel: silicate_0.7.0.tgz
Old sources: silicate archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: tabularaster


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