[AniMov] H value smoothing factor

Wayne Getz getz at nature.berkeley.edu
Wed Jan 17 14:12:09 CET 2007

Hi Amanda:

Have you thought about using our nonparametric kernel method LoCoH. 
It is much superior to the kernel methods you are using.  See 


>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!!!!
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