gambin: Fit the Gambin Model to Species Abundance Distributions

Fits unimodal and multimodal gambin distributions to species-abundance distributions from ecological data, as in in Matthews et al. (2014) <DOI:10.1111/ecog.00861>. 'gambin' is short for 'gamma-binomial'. The main function is fit_abundances(), which estimates the 'alpha' parameter(s) of the gambin distribution using maximum likelihood. Functions are also provided to generate the gambin distribution and for calculating likelihood statistics.

Package details

AuthorThomas Matthews [aut, cre], Michael Krabbe Borregaard [aut], Karl Ugland [aut], Colin Gillespie [aut]
MaintainerThomas Matthews <[email protected]>
LicenseGPL-3
Version2.4.1
URL https://github.com/txm676/gambin/
Package repositoryView on CRAN
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("gambin")

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gambin documentation built on May 2, 2019, 3:50 a.m.