mean_var_agg_crctd: Get aggregation parameter from observed data

Description Usage Arguments Value

View source: R/dispersion_parameter_functions.R

Description

Estimates the aggregation parameter, 'kappa', from vector of observed values (egg or worm burden) based on estimation of the mean and variance as: $$\kappa=\frac\mu^2-\frac\sigma^2n\sigma^2-\mu$$

Usage

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Arguments

egg_vec

vector of individual egg or worm burden estimates

Value

estimate of the aggregation parameter of the negative binomial dist'n


cmhoove14/SchistoDynAgg documentation built on April 12, 2021, 3:18 a.m.