On parametric evenness measures.

  title={On parametric evenness measures.},
  author={Carlo Ricotta},
  journal={Journal of theoretical biology},
  volume={222 2},
The degree to which abundances are divided equitably among community species or evenness is a basic property of any biological community. Several evenness indices have thus far been proposed in ecological literature. However, despite its vast potential applicability in ecological research, none seems to be generally preferred. Furthermore, only very few parametric evenness families have thus far been proposed. While traditional evenness indices supply point descriptions of community evenness… CONTINUE READING
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