Growth curves with explanatory variables and estimation of the effect of tagging

Wang, Y-G. (1998) Growth curves with explanatory variables and estimation of the effect of tagging. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Statistics, 40(3), pp. 299-304.

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Abstract

The von Bertalanffy growth model is extended to incorporate explanatory variables. The generalized model includes the switched growth model and the seasonal growth model as special cases, and can also be used to assess the tagging effect on growth. Distribution-free and consistent estimating functions are constructed for estimation of growth parameters from tag-recapture data in which age at release is unknown. This generalizes the work of James (1991, Biometrics 47 1519-1530) who considered the classical model and allowed for individual variability in growth. A real dataset from barramundi (Lates calcarifer) is analysed to estimate the growth parameters and possible effect of tagging on growth.

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ID Code: 90617
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: ISI Document Delivery No.: 117LE
Times Cited: 11
Cited Reference Count: 19
Wang, YG
Blackwell publ ltd
Oxford
Keywords: bias, consistency, estimating functions, explanatory variables, individual variability, seasonal growth, tag-recapture, recapture data, models, gulf
DOI: 10.1111/1467-842x.00034
ISSN: 1369-1473
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright NRC Research Press
Deposited On: 22 Nov 2015 22:16
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2015 22:21

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