gambin: Fit the Gambin Model to Species Abundance Distributions

Fits unimodal and multimodal gambin distributions to species-abundance distributions from ecological data, as in in Matthews et al. (2014) <doi:10.1111/ecog.00861>. 'gambin' is short for 'gamma-binomial'. The main function is fit_abundances(), which estimates the 'alpha' parameter(s) of the gambin distribution using maximum likelihood. Functions are also provided to generate the gambin distribution and for calculating likelihood statistics.

Version: 2.4.1
Depends: R (≥ 3.0.0)
Imports: stats, graphics, doParallel, gtools, foreach, parallel
Suggests: testthat, knitr
Published: 2019-03-03
Author: Thomas Matthews [aut, cre], Michael Krabbe Borregaard [aut], Karl Ugland [aut], Colin Gillespie [aut]
Maintainer: Thomas Matthews <txm676 at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: gambin citation info
Materials: README NEWS
In views: Distributions
CRAN checks: gambin results


Reference manual: gambin.pdf
Vignettes: Gambin overview
Package source: gambin_2.4.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X binaries: r-release: gambin_2.4.1.tgz, r-oldrel: gambin_2.4.1.tgz
Old sources: gambin archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse suggests: fitteR


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