A Chao

Summary

Affiliation: National Tsing Hua University
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. pmc Phylogenetic diversity measures based on Hill numbers
    Anne Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:3599-609. 2010
  2. doi request reprint A two-stage probabilistic approach to multiple-community similarity indices
    Anne Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    Biometrics 64:1178-86. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Coverage-based rarefaction and extrapolation: standardizing samples by completeness rather than size
    Anne Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan 30043
    Ecology 93:2533-47. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Nonparametric lower bounds for species richness and shared species richness under sampling without replacement
    Anne Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    Biometrics 68:912-21. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Proposing a resolution to debates on diversity partitioning
    Anne Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan 30043
    Ecology 93:2037-51. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The Petersen-Lincoln estimator and its extension to estimate the size of a shared population
    Anne Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    Biom J 50:957-70. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Abundance-based similarity indices and their estimation when there are unseen species in samples
    Anne Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu 30043, Taiwan
    Biometrics 62:361-71. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Estimating the number of species in a stochastic abundance model
    Anne Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    Biometrics 58:531-9. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Capture-recapture when time and behavioral response affect capture probabilities
    A Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    Biometrics 56:427-33. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint The applications of capture-recapture models to epidemiological data
    A Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan
    Stat Med 20:3123-57. 2001

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Phylogenetic diversity measures based on Hill numbers
    Anne Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:3599-609. 2010
    ..The proposed approach is applied to forest data for interpreting the effects of thinning...
  2. doi request reprint A two-stage probabilistic approach to multiple-community similarity indices
    Anne Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    Biometrics 64:1178-86. 2008
    ..These generalized NESS and Morisita indices are applied to comparison of three size classes of plant data (seedling, saplings, and trees) within old-growth and secondary rain forest plots in Costa Rica...
  3. ncbi request reprint Coverage-based rarefaction and extrapolation: standardizing samples by completeness rather than size
    Anne Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan 30043
    Ecology 93:2533-47. 2012
    ..Several hypothetical and real examples demonstrate these advantages...
  4. doi request reprint Nonparametric lower bounds for species richness and shared species richness under sampling without replacement
    Anne Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    Biometrics 68:912-21. 2012
    ..Real data sets are used for illustration. We also test the proposed bounds by using subsamples generated from large real surveys or censuses, and their performance is compared with that of some previous estimators...
  5. ncbi request reprint Proposing a resolution to debates on diversity partitioning
    Anne Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan 30043
    Ecology 93:2037-51. 2012
    ..These may help to resolve the choice of a proper formula for alpha diversity. Some related issues are also briefly discussed...
  6. doi request reprint The Petersen-Lincoln estimator and its extension to estimate the size of a shared population
    Anne Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    Biom J 50:957-70. 2008
    ..We discuss a special case where the correlation bias of the proposed estimator due to dependence between samples vanishes. The proposed method is applied to a study of the relapse rate of illicit drug use in Taiwan...
  7. ncbi request reprint Abundance-based similarity indices and their estimation when there are unseen species in samples
    Anne Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu 30043, Taiwan
    Biometrics 62:361-71. 2006
    ..Data on successional vegetation in six tropical forests are used for illustration. Advantages and disadvantages of some commonly applied indices are briefly discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Estimating the number of species in a stochastic abundance model
    Anne Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    Biometrics 58:531-9. 2002
    ..S.A. Simulation studies show that this estimator compares well with maximum likelihood estimators (i.e., empirical Bayes estimators from the Bayesian viewpoint) for which an iterative numerical procedure is needed and may be infeasible...
  9. ncbi request reprint Capture-recapture when time and behavioral response affect capture probabilities
    A Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    Biometrics 56:427-33. 2000
    ..The bootstrap method is suggested for constructing a variance estimator and confidence interval. An example of the deer mouse analyzed in Otis et al. (1978, Wildlife Monographs 62, 93) is given for illustration...
  10. ncbi request reprint The applications of capture-recapture models to epidemiological data
    A Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan
    Stat Med 20:3123-57. 2001
    ..These data sets provide examples to show the usefulness of the capture-recapture method in correcting for under-ascertainment. The limitations of the methodology and some cautionary remarks are also discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Estimating population size via sample coverage for closed capture-recapture models
    S M Lee
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu 30043, Taiwan
    Biometrics 50:88-97. 1994
    ..Real data examples are given for illustration. A simulation study investigates the behavior of the proposed procedure...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sufficient sampling for asymptotic minimum species richness estimators
    Anne Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, 30043 Taiwan
    Ecology 90:1125-33. 2009
    ..33-1.10 times the original effort; median approximately equal to 0.80). An Excel spreadsheet tool is provided for calculating necessary sampling effort for either abundance data or replicated incidence data...
  13. ncbi request reprint Modeling animals' behavioral response by Markov chain models for capture-recapture experiments
    Hsin Chou Yang
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    Biometrics 61:1010-7. 2005
    ..A data set is analyzed to illustrate the use of the Markovian models in interpreting animals' behavioral response. Simulation results are reported to examine the performance of the estimators...