Kulczynski distance matrix

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Description

Computes Kulczynski distances between the columns of a 0-1-matrix.

Usage

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kulczynski(regmat)

Arguments

regmat

0-1-matrix. Columns are species, rows are regions.

Details

The Kulczynski distance between two species is 1-(mean of (number of regions where both species are present)/(number of regions where species 1 is present) and (number of regions where both species are present)/(number of regions where species 2 is present)). The similarity version of this is S28 in Shi (1993).

Value

A symmetrical matrix of Kulczynski distances.

Author(s)

Christian Hennig chrish@stats.ucl.ac.uk http://www.homepages.ucl.ac.uk/~ucakche

References

Shi, G. R. (1993) Multivariate data analysis in palaeoecology and palaeobiogeography - a review. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 105, 199-234.

See Also

jaccard, geco,qkulczynski , dicedist

Examples

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