November 29, 2017

New PDF release: Animal Movement: Statistical Models for Telemetry Data

By Mevin B. Hooten,Devin S. Johnson,Brett T. McClintock,Juan M. Morales

The learn of animal circulate has constantly been a key aspect in ecological technological know-how, since it is inherently associated with severe approaches that scale from members to populations and groups to ecosystems. fast advancements in biotelemetry information assortment and processing know-how have given upward push to numerous statistical tools for characterizing animal flow. The ebook serves as a finished reference for the kinds of statistical types used to review individual-based animal circulation.

Animal Movement is a vital reference for flora and fauna biologists, quantitative ecologists, and statisticians who search a deeper realizing of recent animal circulation versions. a wide selection of modeling methods are reconciled within the e-book utilizing a constant notation. types are equipped into teams in response to how they deal with the underlying spatio-temporal means of flow. Connections between ways are highlighted to permit the reader to shape a broader view of animal circulate research and its institutions with conventional spatial and temporal statistical modeling.

After an preliminary evaluate studying the position that animal circulate performs in ecology, a primer on spatial and temporal information presents a pretty good origin for the rest of the ebook. each one next bankruptcy outlines a basic form of statistical version used in the modern research of telemetry info for animal flow inference. Descriptions commence with simple conventional types and sequentially increase to normal sessions of types in every one type. very important historical past and technical information for every type of version are supplied, together with spatial aspect method types, discrete-time dynamic versions, and continuous-time stochastic technique versions. The booklet additionally covers the fundamental parts for the way to house a number of assets of uncertainty, resembling position errors and latent habit states. as well as thorough descriptions of animal circulation versions, alterations and connections also are emphasised to supply a broader viewpoint of approaches.

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