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Whittaker Measure

Usage

index_whittaker(x, ...)

# S4 method for matrix
index_whittaker(x)

Arguments

x

A \(m \times p\) numeric matrix of count data (absolute frequencies, i.e. a contingency table).

...

Currently not used.

Value

A numeric vector.

Details

This assumes that the order of the matrix rows (from \(1\) to \(n\)) follows the progression along the gradient/transect.

References

Whittaker, R. H. (1960). Vegetation of the Siskiyou Mountains, Oregon and California. Ecological Monographs, 30(3), 279-338. doi:10.2307/1943563 .

Author

N. Frerebeau