Species Distribution Models on EcoCommons

Overview Algorithms

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 Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) refers to a large group of computational models inspired by biological neural networks, particularly th...
Thu, 24 Nov, 2022 at 4:00 PM
Bioclim
Introduction Bioclim is a so-called envelope-style method that uses only occurrence data to define a multi-dimensional environmental space in which a sp...
Tue, 13 Dec, 2022 at 2:03 PM
Boosted Regression Tree
Introduction   Boosted Regression Tree (BRT) models are a combination of two techniques: decision tree algorithms and boosting methods. Like Random Forest...
Mon, 12 Dec, 2022 at 11:05 PM
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 wit...
Tue, 13 Dec, 2022 at 12:08 AM
Classification Tree
Introduction  Tree-based models partition the data into increasingly homogeneous groups of presence or absence based on their relationship to a set ...
Mon, 12 Dec, 2022 at 11:27 PM
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 spa...
Tue, 13 Dec, 2022 at 12:24 AM
Flexible Discriminant Analysis
Introduction  Flexible discriminant analysis (FDA) is a general methodology that aims at providing tools for multigroup non-linear classification. It is...
Mon, 12 Dec, 2022 at 11:35 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 ...
Mon, 12 Dec, 2022 at 11:43 PM
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 te...
Thu, 24 Nov, 2022 at 5:19 PM