seqLLCP {TraMineR} | R Documentation |

## Compute the length of the longest common prefix of two sequences

### Description

Returns the length of the longest common prefix of two sequences. This attribute is described in Elzinga (2008).

### Usage

```
seqLLCP(seq1, seq2)
```

### Arguments

`seq1` |
a sequence from a sequence object. |

`seq2` |
a sequence from a sequence object. |

### Value

an integer being the length of the longest common prefix of the two sequences.

### References

Elzinga, Cees H. (2008). Sequence analysis: Metric representations of categorical time
series. *Technical Report*, Department of Social Science Research Methods, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam.

### See Also

### Examples

```
data(famform)
famform.seq <- seqdef(famform)
## The LCP's length between sequences 1 and 2
## in the famform sequence object is 2
seqLLCP(famform.seq[1,],famform.seq[2,])
```

[Package

*TraMineR*version 2.2-10 Index]