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    Author(s): Jim Clark; Lajos Horváth; Mark Lewis
    Date: 2001
    Source: Statistics & Probability Letters 51 (2001) 225-234
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Description

    We propose a nonparametric estimator for the rate of spread of an introduced population. We prove that the limit distribution of the estimator is normal or stable, depending on the behavior of the moment generating function. We show that resampling methods can also be used to approximate the distribution of the estimators.

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    Citation

    Clark, Jim; Horváth, Lajos; Lewis, Mark 2001. On the estimation of spread rate for a biological population. Statistics & Probability Letters 51 (2001) 225-234

    Keywords

    Moment-generating function, normal distribution, bootstrap

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