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- Static Method:
`out`=**Nile***()* -
Flow of the River Nile

#### Description

Measurements of the annual flow of the river Nile at Aswan (formerly Assuan), 1871–1970, in m^3, “with apparent changepoint near 1898” (Cobb(1978), Table 1, p.249).

#### Format

`year`

Year of the record.

`flow`

Annual flow (cubic meters).

#### Source

Durbin, J. and Koopman, S. J. (2001). Time Series Analysis by State Space Methods. Oxford: Oxford University Press. http://www.ssfpack.com/DKbook.html

#### References

Balke, N. S. (1993). Detecting level shifts in time series. Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 11, 81–92.

Cobb, G. W. (1978). The problem of the Nile: conditional solution to a change-point problem. Biometrika 65, 243–51.

#### Examples

t = octave.dataset.Nile; figure plot (t.year, t.flow); # TODO: Port the rest of the example to Octave