Introduction and background; Exploratory data analysis and graphics; Deterministic functions for ecological modeling; Probability and stochastic distributions for ecological modeling; Stochatsic simulation and power analysis; Likelihood and all that; Optimization and all that; Likelihood examples; Standar statistics revisited; Modeling variance; Dynamic models.This book shows the lessons learned from teaching this material to several cohorts of graduate students. No other book Ia#39;ve read gives such a good feel for the compromises scientists have to make in searching for good statistical models.

Title | : | Ecological Models and Data in R |

Author | : | Benjamin M. Bolker |

Publisher | : | Princeton University Press - 2008-07-21 |

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