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#1
Jan2907, 07:08 PM

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I am not sure which distribution this is:
there are N animals in a forest, we don't know N but would like to estimate it... so, I need to select a model (distribution) ps: i am trying to avoid Normal distribution.... 


#2
Jan3007, 12:51 AM

P: 239

Are you permitted to capture and mark animals? If yes, using hypergeometric distbn. we can estimate N.



#3
Jan3007, 02:21 PM

P: 460

doesn't say anything about marking, i think they just count it in an area over time, that's my assumption, but the problem does not say. So, perhaps Poisson?



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