[AniMov] H value smoothing factor

Paolo Cavallini cavallini at faunalia.it
Wed Jan 17 08:36:20 CET 2007

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Hi Amanda.
Please note that this list is about using R (+ eventually GRASS) to do
home range analyses, not about proprietary software (like ArcView).
Having asid that, I don't think averaging h is a great idea.
All the best.

Amanda Meyer ha scritto:
> Hello,
> I am a graduate student at the University of Hawaii and I have been tracking
> groupers in both Hawaii and Moorea French Polynesia.  I am using ArcView
> animal movement extension to analyzing my data and was hoping someone could
> help me with a few questions. 
>  I am I am looking at Kernel analysis  and was wondering about ad hoc H
> values.  When I am comparing kernels for fish from different sites (ex
> Hawaii and Moorea), should I average the ad hoc H values I get for the sites
> and use the averaged ad hoc h value for my analysis, as a whole?
> When comparing multiple sites should I average (use a common) h values
> amongst all sites?  
> And if I use a common H value should I average H values or is there a better
> way to come up with a common H value?
> I am using ad hoc values because my computer freezes every time I try to do
> least squares regression.
> Any help would be appreciated!!!!
> Thanks, 
> Amanda

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