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Simulations to understand and validate models

December 6, 2022

This software release contains one R script file that allows the user to download data and reproduce all of the figures and analyses associated with DiRenzo et al. In the R script, we provide a guide to understanding and validating complex models using data simulations. In an effort to facilitate the implementation of these methods, we provide a running example throughout DiRenzo et al. 2022 with fully reproducible code in R and Nimble (this code). This running example takes advantage of a common hierarchical model in ecology- the occupancy model- in which the ecological process is decomposed from the sampling process.

Publication Year 2022
Title Simulations to understand and validate models
DOI 10.5066/P99B0IJ7
Authors Graziella V Direnzo, David A.W. Miller, Ephraim Hanks
Product Type Software Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Cooperative Research Units Program