Multivariate varying-coefficient models for an ecological system

Ferguson, C.A. , Bowman, A.W. , Scott, E.M. and Carvalho, L. (2009) Multivariate varying-coefficient models for an ecological system. Environmetrics, 20(4), pp. 460-476. (doi:10.1002/env.945)

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Abstract

The monitoring of Loch Leven at Kinross in Scotland involves many physical, chemical and biological variables, which are interrelated and consequently are potentially both responses and covariates within the system. In order to explore relationships fully and make appropriate inferences about such a system, it is necessary to identify and incorporate all the important forms of dependence. Therefore, multivariate models are required to model multiple responses and covariates. Relationships between variables at Loch Leven also change throughout the year and hence a multivariate varying-coefficient model is presented here to explore changing relationships, whilst accounting for dependence between responses.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Scott, Professor E Marian and Miller, Dr Claire and Bowman, Professor Adrian
Authors: Ferguson, C.A., Bowman, A.W., Scott, E.M., and Carvalho, L.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Mathematics and Statistics > Statistics
Journal Name:Environmetrics
Publisher:Wiley-Blackwell
ISSN:1180-4009
ISSN (Online):1099-095X
Published Online:20 August 2008

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