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An Introduction to Statistical Modeling of Extreme Values
- E. Smith
- Computer ScienceTechnometrics
- 1 November 2002
Stuart Coles’s book on the modeling of extreme values provides an introductory text on the topic, a modeling-oriented text with an emphasis on different types of data and analytical approaches, meant for individuals with moderate statistical background.
Distribution, Status, and Land Use Characteristics of Subwatersheds within the Native Range of Brook Trout in the Eastern United States
Abstract We examined and summarized existing knowledge regarding the distribution and status of self-sustaining populations of brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis at the subwatershed scale (mean…
Periphyton-Water Quality Relationships along a Nutrient Gradient in the Northern Florida Everglades
- P. Mccormick, P. Rawlik, Kathy Lurding, E. Smith, F. Sklar
- Environmental ScienceJournal of the North American Benthological…
- 1 December 1996
The Everglades periphyton assemblage is sensitive to phosphorus enrichment and may provide one of the first reliable indications of eutrophication in the marsh.
Impact Assessment Using the Before-After-Control-Impact (BACI) Model: Concerns and Comments
The effect of a change in an ecosystem can often be assessed through the use of a statistical model that incorporates the change. A sensible approach for assessing the effects of an industrial or p...
Nonparametric estimation of species richness
Two procedures, the jackknife and the bootstrap, are discussed as methods for estimating the number of species by the sampling of quadrats. Explicit formulas for both procedures are presented and…
Using R for Introductory Statistics
- E. Smith
- 1 May 2006
This book has done a good job in elaborating select statistical tools and concepts that are useful for Six Sigma practitioners and could be used as a stepping stone for practitioners to more formal statistical references if they are interested in further details in the inner mechanism of a statistical approach and/or if their tasks require nonstandard assumptions.
Niche Breadth, Resource Availability, and Inference
- E. Smith
- 1 December 1982
Methods are developed for comparing breadth measures, testing a breadth measure equal to a given value, and for estimating confidence intervals and a new breadth measure is presented which has good statistical properties and is related to some commonly used niche overlap measures.