Convert capture counts to data frame with capture classes

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Description

Converts a vector of capture counts into a two-column data frame consisting of all capture classes and the individuals associated with each class.

Usage

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Arguments

counts

A vector of capture count data

Value

A two-column data frame with the first column specifiying the capture class (where all individuals in class i were caught i times) and the second column specifying the number of individuals in this capture class.

The data frame can be used as the data argument for any of the model-fitting functions implemented in capwire

Author(s)

Matthew W. Pennell

References

Pennell M.W., C.R. Stansbury, L.P. Waits and C.R. Miller. submitted. capwire: A R Package for Estimating Population Census Size from Non-Invasive Genetic Sampling

See Also

buildIndTable, indToClass, classToInd

Examples

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## create a vector of capture counts

counts <- c(1,1,1,1,1,2,2,3,3,4,5)

## build table 

data <- buildClassTable(counts)
data