SDMs on EcoCommons

Overview of SDM methods
The EcoCommons currently provides 17 different algorithms across 4 different categories to run your species distribution model: Profile models These mo...
Thu, 16 Dec, 2021 at 12:54 PM
Artificial Neural Network
Introduction The term Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) refers to a large group of models that are inspired by biological neural networks, in particular the...
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Bioclim
Introduction Bioclim is a so-called envelope-style method, which uses only occurrence data to define a multi-dimensional environmental space in which a spe...
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Boosted Regression Tree
Introduction Boosted Regression Tree (BRT) models are a combination of two techniques: decision tree algorithms and boosting methods. Like Random Forest mo...
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Circles
Introduction Circles is a geographical model that uses the location of known occurrences and predicts that a species can be present within a circle with a ...
Thu, 16 Dec, 2021 at 2:33 PM
Classification Tree
Introduction Tree-based models partition the data into increasingly homogeneous groups of presence or absence based on their relationship to a set of envir...
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Convex Hull
Introduction Convex Hull is a geographical model that uses the location of known occurrences and predicts that a species can be present within a spatial co...
Thu, 16 Dec, 2021 at 3:02 PM
Flexible Discriminant Analysis
Introduction Flexible discriminant analysis (FDA) is a general methodology which aims at providing tools for multigroup non-linear classification. It is a ...
Wed, 2 Mar, 2022 at 12:32 PM
Generalized Additive Model
Introduction Generalized Additive Models (GAMs) are an extension of Generalized Linear Models (GLMs) in such a way that predictor variables can be modeled ...
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Generalized Boosting Model
Introduction This model is similar to Boosted Regression Trees only run through a different package in R. These models are a combination of two techniques...
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