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Detecting Periodicity in Quantitative versus Semi-Quantitative Time Series

  • Jason D. Stockwell
  • Tormod V. Burkey
  • Bernard Cazelles
  • Frédéric Ménard
  • Fortunato A. Ascioti
  • Patricia Himschoot
  • Jianguo Wu

Abstract

Ordered categorical (or semi-quantitative) data are frequently encountered in ecology (e.g., Steen et al. 1990; Ménard et al. 1993). Researchers often resort to semi-quantitative measures (to describe abundance patterns, age or stage structures, environmental factors, etc.) to reduce processing time and/or because of financial constraints, while retaining an acceptable level of accuracy.

Keywords

Time Series Time Series Analysis Markov Chain Model Chaotic Time Series Seasonal Model 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jason D. Stockwell
  • Tormod V. Burkey
  • Bernard Cazelles
  • Frédéric Ménard
  • Fortunato A. Ascioti
  • Patricia Himschoot
  • Jianguo Wu

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