Bayesian Methods for Ecology by Michael A. McCarthy

By Michael A. McCarthy

The curiosity in utilizing Bayesian equipment in ecology is expanding, despite the fact that many ecologists have hassle with carrying out the mandatory analyses. McCarthy bridges that hole, utilizing a transparent and obtainable type. The textual content additionally comprises case reviews to illustrate mark-recapture research, improvement of inhabitants versions and using subjective judgement. the benefits of Bayesian equipment, also are defined the following, for instance, the incorporation of any suitable previous info and the facility to evaluate the proof in favour of competing hypotheses. unfastened software program is out there in addition to an accompanying web-site containing the information records and WinBUGS codes. Bayesian tools for Ecology will attract educational researchers, higher undergraduate and graduate scholars of Ecology.

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