PrNotDetect: Probability animals will not be detected during the survey

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s) Examples

View source: R/RcppExports.R

Description

A function that returns the probability a randomly chosen animal will not be detected during the survey, given the survey design. Model parameters are provided in a vector. Survey information must be stored in specific-named global variables (see Details).

Usage

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PrNotDetect(params)

Arguments

params

A vector containing six parameter values (see Details).

Details

The input params contains the following values:

  1. [tbar] The day when recruitment peaks.

  2. [sigma] The spread in recruitment (days). Approximately 95% of recruitments occur during days [tbar - 2*sigma, tbar + 2*sigma].

  3. [alpha0] Baseline catch rate (per unit effort).

  4. [alpha1] Age-dependence in catch rate.

  5. [beta0] Base-line mortality rate (per day).

  6. [beta1] Age-dependence in mortality rate.

Recruitment is described by a Guassian peak centred on day tbar with spread characterised by sigma. Per-capita catch rate is given by: alpha0*exp(alpha1*age), where age is the days since recruitment. Per-capita mortality rate is given by: beta0*exp(beta1*age).

Suppose the survey involves the capture of animals over J sampling events. The data must be stored and summarised by the following R-variables:

E

A double vector of size J quantifying the effort applied during each sampling event.

T

An integer vector of size J providing the day of each sampling event.

T.F

An integer indicating the first possible day of recruitment.

T.L

An integer (> T.F) indicating the last possible day of recruitment.

Value

A single value.

Author(s)

Shane A. Richards ([email protected])

Examples

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guess <- c(3.0, 3.0, 0.2, 0.0, 0.03, 0.1)
PrNotDetect(guess)

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