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function freq = string2freq(s)

% INPUTS 
%  o s        character, equal to Y, Q, M or W (resp. annual, quaterly, monthly or weekly)
%
% OUTPUTS 
%  o freq     scalar integer,  equal to 1, 4, 12 or 52 (resp. annual, quaterly, monthly or weekly)
    
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switch upper(s)
  case {'Y','A'}
    freq = 1;
  case 'Q'
    freq = 4;
  case 'M'
    freq = 12;
  case 'W'
    freq = 52;
  otherwise
    error('dates::freq2string: Unknown frequency!')
end