Inference for Poisson and multinomial models for capture-recapture experiments

RM Cormack, Peter Edmund Jupp

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Abstract

Capture-recapture models have been formulated both as Poisson and as multinomial distributions. Maximum likelihood estimates of parameters under the two models are compared. For parameters which do not involve the population size the asymptotic covariances are shown to be the same.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)911-916
Number of pages6
JournalBiometrika
Volume78
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1991

Keywords

  • CAPTURE-RECAPTURE
  • ESTIMATION
  • LIKELIHOOD
  • CONSTANT

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