Latent class recapture models with flexible behavioural response
Keywords:Capture history, Equality constraints, Population size
AbstractWe propose a class of models for population size estimation in capture-recapture studies, allowing for flexible behavioural and time response, observed heterogeneity and unobserved heterogeneity. The latter is taken into account by means of discrete random variables. The conditional likelihood is maximized through an efficient EM based on the Aitchinson-Silvey algorithm.
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