Distance - an R package for distance sampling analysis
The most feature-complete distance sampling analysis package (
mrds) is not very user friendly.
Distance provides a simple interface to the functionality of
Distance is a wrapper around
mrds, so eventually it is hoped that all of the features of
mrds will be incorporated.
Miller DL, E Rexstad, L Thomas, L Marshall, JL Laake (2019). Distance Sampling in R. Journal of Statistical Software, 89(1), 1-28 open access
The aim is for
Distance to include most of the functionality of
mrds. If there is a particular feature that you would like to see please log it as an Issue.
Other pages in this wiki
Feature comparison between
Distanceand other packages.
- Distance sampling resources - where else to find information (to be constructed).
Optimisation Issues - tips on how to deal with optimisation issues in
dhtfor abundance estimation inside and outside the
dsfunction (see also