Function to compute the mean dispersal distance along a transect of seed traps.

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Description

This function computes the mean dispersal distance along a transect of seed traps.

Usage

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## S3 method for class transectHolder 
## S3 method for class 'transectHolder'
mean(x, ...)

Arguments

x

an object representing a transect of seed traps.

...

further arguments passed to or from other methods.

Value

The mean seed dispersal distance is returned.

References

Jones, O.D., R. Maillardet, and A.P. Robinson. 2009. An Introduction to Scientific Programming and Simulation, Using R. Chapman And Hall/CRC.

See Also

transectHolder

Examples

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transect.1 <- trapTransect(distances = 1:4,
                        seed.counts = c(4, 3, 2, 0))
transect.2 <- trapTransect(distances = 1:3,
                        seed.counts = c(3, 2, 1))
transect.3 <- trapTransect(distances=(1:5)/2,
                        seed.counts = c(3, 4, 2, 3, 1))
allTraps <- transectHolder(transect.1, transect.2, transect.3,
                           family="Weibull")

mean(allTraps)

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