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Bayesian analysis of Jolly-Seber type models; Incorporating heterogeneity in arrival and departure

Matechou, Eleni, Nicholls, Geoff K., Morgan, Byron J. T., Collazo, Jaime A., Lyons, James E. (2016) Bayesian analysis of Jolly-Seber type models; Incorporating heterogeneity in arrival and departure. Environmental and Ecological Statistics, . pp. 1-17. ISSN 1352-8505. (doi:10.1007/s10651-016-0352-0) (KAR id:56762)

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We propose the use of finite mixtures of continuous distributions in modelling

wildlife population. We demonstrate this approach using a data set of migrating semipalmated

to allow for individuals to have different behaviour in terms of their stopover duration

posterior distributions for the model parameters and the models, simultaneously. The

between models with different numbers of behavioural groups. The approach is shown

but is generally applicable to any population in which animals arrive in groups

and potentially exhibit heterogeneity in terms of one or more other processes.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/s10651-016-0352-0
Uncontrolled keywords: Capture-recapture-resight data sets · Integrated modelling · Mixture models · Reversible jump · Semipalmated sandpipers · Stopover data · SEAK
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA276 Mathematical statistics
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Mathematics Statistics and Actuarial Science > Statistics
Depositing User: Eleni Matechou
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2016 09:03 UTC
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2019 12:47 UTC
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