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A review of some ecological factors affecting the growth of Azolla spp.
The genus Azolla forms a group of small-leafed, floating aquatic ferns native to the tropics, subtropics, and warm temperate regions of Africa, Asia, and America. For several decades, these ferns… Expand
Modelling habitat preference of an alien aquatic fern, Azolla filiculoides (Lam.), in Anzali wetland (Iran) using data-driven methods.
A crucial element in modelling habitat requirements of any alien plant species is selection of the most important predictive variables. A database consisting of measurements collected at 7 different… Expand
Application of genetic algorithm and greedy stepwise to select input variables in classification tree models for the prediction of habitat requirements of Azolla filiculoides (Lam.) in Anzali…
The aim of the present study was to predict to what extent wetland characteristics can affect the habitat requirements of an exotic species, Azolla filiculoides (Lam.) in wetland. Biotic and abiotic… Expand
Use of support vector machines (SVMs) to predict distribution of an invasive water fern Azolla filiculoides (Lam.) in Anzali wetland, southern Caspian Sea, Iran
Support vector machines (SVMs) methods were used to predict distribution pattern of Azolla filiculoides (Lam.) which is an invasive aquatic fern at Selkeh Wildlife Refuge located in Anzali wetland… Expand
Use of fish distribution modelling for river management
We developed decision trees (J48 algorithm) to predict the distribution of the pike (Esox lucius). Based on a historical data, 75 sampling sites were considered for the pike in 7 stream basins in… Expand
Input variable selection with greedy stepwise search algorithm for analysing the probability of fish occurrence: A case study for Alburnoides mossulensis in the Gamasiab River, Iran
Abstract Input variable selection using data-driven combined with statistical methods have received more attention to analyse the probability of freshwater organisms’ occurrence. Eight different… Expand
Application of classification trees to model the distribution pattern of a new exotic species Azolla filiculoides (Lam.) at Selkeh Wildlife Refuge, Anzali wetland, Iran
Alien species have the abilities to alter the ecosystems they invade. We used classification trees (CTs) to predict the distribution of an exotic species, Azolla filiculoides (Lam.), at Selkeh… Expand
Use of classification tree methods to study the habitat requirements of tench (Tinca tinca) (L., 1758)
Classification trees (J48) were induced to predict the habitat requirements of tench (Tinca tinca). 306 datasets were used for the given fish during 8 years in the river basins in Flanders (Belgium).… Expand
Modeling habitat preferences of Caspian kutum, Rutilus frisii kutum(Kamensky, 1901) (Actinopterygii, Cypriniformes) in the Caspian Sea
Predicting and modeling of habitat preferences of fish is a very important issue for aquatic management. Classification trees (CTs) were used to predict the habitat preferences of the Caspian kutum… Expand
Modelling occurrence of roach “Rutilus rutilus” in streams
The selection of suitable variables is the first and important issue for fish habitat requirements and stream/river management programs. Classification trees (CTs) were used to study habitat… Expand