alexa Simple capture-recapture models permitting unequal catchability and variable sampling effort.


Journal of Biometrics & Biostatistics

Author(s): Agresti A

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Abstract We consider two capture-recapture models that imply that the logit of the probability of capture is an additive function of an animal catchability parameter and a parameter reflecting the sampling effort. The models are special cases of the Rasch model, and satisfy the property of quasi-symmetry. One model is log-linear and the other is a latent class model. For the log-linear model, point and interval estimates of the population size are easily obtained using standard software, such as GLIM.
This article was published in Biometrics and referenced in Journal of Biometrics & Biostatistics

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