# statsmodels.tsa.statespace.tools.validate_vector_shape¶

statsmodels.tsa.statespace.tools.validate_vector_shape(name, shape, nrows, nobs)[source]

Validate the shape of a possibly time-varying vector, or raise an exception

Parameters
namestr

The name of the vector being validated (used in exception messages)

shapearray_like

The shape of the vector to be validated. May be of size 1 or (if the vector is time-varying) 2.

nrowsint

The expected number of rows (elements of the vector).

nobsint

The number of observations (used to validate the last dimension of a time-varying vector)

Raises
ValueError

If the vector is not of the desired shape.