By Mevin B. Hooten,Devin S. Johnson,Brett T. McClintock,Juan M. Morales
The research of animal circulation has continually been a key aspect in ecological technological know-how, since it is inherently associated with severe techniques that scale from participants to populations and groups to ecosystems. speedy advancements in biotelemetry information assortment and processing expertise have given upward thrust to numerous statistical equipment for characterizing animal stream. The ebook serves as a entire reference for the kinds of statistical types used to check individual-based animal circulate.
Animal Movement is a necessary reference for flora and fauna biologists, quantitative ecologists, and statisticians who search a deeper realizing of recent animal circulate types. a wide selection of modeling methods are reconciled within the ebook utilizing a constant notation. versions are equipped into teams in response to how they deal with the underlying spatio-temporal technique of stream. Connections between ways are highlighted to permit the reader to shape a broader view of animal circulation research and its institutions with conventional spatial and temporal statistical modeling.
After an preliminary review studying the position that animal move performs in ecology, a primer on spatial and temporal facts presents an exceptional beginning for the rest of the e-book. each one next bankruptcy outlines a primary kind of statistical version used in the modern research of telemetry facts for animal move inference. Descriptions commence with simple conventional kinds and sequentially increase to basic sessions of types in each one classification. very important history and technical info for every type of version are supplied, together with spatial element procedure versions, discrete-time dynamic versions, and continuous-time stochastic method versions. The ebook additionally covers the fundamental components for a way to deal with a number of assets of uncertainty, corresponding to position errors and latent habit states. as well as thorough descriptions of animal flow types, modifications and connections also are emphasised to supply a broader standpoint of approaches.
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Animal Movement: Statistical Models for Telemetry Data by Mevin B. Hooten,Devin S. Johnson,Brett T. McClintock,Juan M. Morales