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## The New Statistics with R: An Introduction for Biologists

*Andy Hector*

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- March 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780198729051
- eISBN:
- 9780191795855
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729051.001.0001
- Subject:
- Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

Statistics is a fundamental component of the scientific toolbox, but learning the basics of this area of mathematics is one of the most challenging parts of a research training. This book gives an ... More

## Introduction

*Andy Hector*

### in The New Statistics with R: An Introduction for Biologists

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- March 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780198729051
- eISBN:
- 9780191795855
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729051.003.0001
- Subject:
- Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

The chapter sets out the aims of the book, the approach, what is covered in the book and what is not. The book starts by introducing several different variations of the basic linear model analysis ... More

## Building and Using Phylogenies

*Marc W. Cadotte and T. Jonathan Davies*

### in Phylogenies in Ecology: A Guide to Concepts and Methods

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- January 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780691157689
- eISBN:
- 9781400881192
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691157689.003.0002
- Subject:
- Biology, Ecology

This chapter explains how to build a phylogeny for a certain set of species. A phylogenetic tree is a representation of species interrelatedness and conveys information about which taxa share recent ... More

## Mixed-Effects Models

*Andy Hector*

### in The New Statistics with R: An Introduction for Biologists

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- March 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780198729051
- eISBN:
- 9780191795855
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729051.003.0010
- Subject:
- Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

This chapter introduces mixed-effects models that combine fixed and random effects. Fixed and random effects are compared and contrasted and the differences in the R output compared with linear ... More

## Ecological Statistics: Contemporary theory and application

*Gordon A. Fox, Simoneta Negrete-Yankelevich, and Vinicio J. Sosa (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- April 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780199672547
- eISBN:
- 9780191796487
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672547.001.0001
- Subject:
- Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

This book discusses the change in use of statistics in ecology—especially the increased use (over the last two decades) of more sophisticated statistical and computational methods. This book also ... More

## Comparisons Using Estimates and Intervals

*Andy Hector*

### in The New Statistics with R: An Introduction for Biologists

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- March 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780198729051
- eISBN:
- 9780191795855
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729051.003.0005
- Subject:
- Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

This chapter pulls together material from earlier chapters to give an introductory user’s guide to error bars and intervals. There is no ‘best’ interval that suits all needs. Several different types ... More

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