Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 34 items for:

Mathematics x Animal Pathology and Diseases x clear all

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

Analysis of Covariance: ANCOVA

Andy Hector.

in The New Statistics with R

January 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 3663 words.

ANCOVA of designed experiments combines one categorical and one continuous explanatory variable. Panel plots are usually the best way to graphically display ANCOVA designs with a separate...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Approaches to ecological modelling

Otso Ovaskainen, Henrik Johan de Knegt and Maria del Mar Delgado.

in Quantitative Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

May 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases; Biomathematics and Statistics. 3528 words.

This chapter provides a general introduction to mathematical and statistical modelling in ecology and evolutionary biology. The chapter starts by introducing the scientific process,...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Approaches to statistical inference

Michael A. McCarthy.

in Ecological Statistics

January 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 14178 words.

If your data does not require statistical analysis, then you are probably not doing ecology. In an environment that can be very variable, and where data are usually expensive or difficult...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Community ecology

Otso Ovaskainen, Henrik Johan de Knegt and Maria del Mar Delgado.

in Quantitative Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

May 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases; Biomathematics and Statistics. 18631 words.

This chapter introduces mathematical and statistical modelling approaches in community ecology. It starts with a conceptual section, continues with mathematical and statistical sections,...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Comparing Groups: Analysis of Variance

Andy Hector.

in The New Statistics with R

January 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 8816 words.

Analysis of variance is introduced using a worked analysis of some data collected by Charles Darwin on inbreeding depression in experimental maize plants. ANOVA is used to compare the...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Comparing Groups: Student’s <i>t</i>-test

Andy Hector.

in The New Statistics with R

January 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 3856 words.

This chapter re-analyses Darwin’s maize data that were introduced in Chapter 2. Here t-tests and confidence intervals are used and compared with the ANOVA approach. Confidence intervals are...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Comparisons Using Estimates and Intervals

Andy Hector.

in The New Statistics with R

January 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 4340 words.

This chapter pulls together material from earlier chapters to give an introductory user’s guide to error bars and intervals. There is no ‘best’ interval that suits all needs. Several...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Ecological Statistics

Edited by Gordon A. Fox, Simoneta Negrete-Yankelevich and Vinicio J. Sosa.

January 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 416 pages.

This book discusses the change in use of statistics in ecology—especially the increased use (over the last two decades) of more sophisticated statistical and computational methods. This...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Final Thoughts

Andy Hector.

in The New Statistics with R

January 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 1102 words.

This final chapter reiterates some of the most important points made in the book. A list gives some parting words of advice including some suggestions of where to go next for more advice...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Generalized Linear Mixed-Effects Models

Andy Hector.

in The New Statistics with R

January 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 4762 words.

Generalized linear mixed-effects models (GLMMs) are introduced as a combination of the mixed-effects models and GLMs met in earlier chapters. The additional challenges of the analysis are...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract