A Note on Simplifying Likelihoods for Site Occupancy Models
We show how a simple reparameterization can reduce the number of parameters that need to be estimated by numerical maximum likelihood in site occupancy models. Three examples are provided.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Kent Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NF, U.K. 2: British Trust for Ornithology, The Nunnery, Thetford, Norfolk IP24 2PU, U.K.
Publication date: 01 June 2007