Document details for 'Spatial mixture models for ordinal responses: grazing impacts in Scotland, UK'

Authors Brewer, M.J., Elston, D.A. and Nolan, A.J.
Publication details In "Proceedings of the 18th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling", 51-56. Eds. Verbeke, G., Molenberghs, G., Aerts, M. and Fieuws, S.. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.
Publisher details Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Keywords Bayesian spatial modelling; grazing impacts
Abstract We apply a spatial mixture smoothing model to data arising from a study into grazing and trampling impacts by large herbivores in part of Scotland. The mixture model is shown to allow the separation of larger-scale trend in impacts from more localised variation.
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Last updated 2008-06-10

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