Marginal parameter estimates relative to the "true" parameters, and correlation structure for the inference based on synthetic inventory data.

Approximate Bayesian inference via synthetic likelihood for a process-based forest model

I just arXived the final version of our technical note “Approximate Bayesian parameterization of a process-based tropical forest model” (coauthored with Claudia Dislich, Thorsten Wiegand and Andreas Huth) that is now accepted and will appear in Biogeosciences soon. There have been a few minor changes in response to reviewer comments on a discussion version of…

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Do you still know all your coauthors?

Collaboration sizes increase across all scientific disciplines, and Ecology is no exception to this trend. One of the problems emerging from this development is that it seems more and more difficult to remember all your coauthors. This recent erratum in Nature adds no less than five forgotten coauthors, in addition to correcting various names and…

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Happy new year, and back on track!

The end of last year has been busy, with the result that my blogging activity had nearly ceased. No R holiday cards or end-of-the-year posts like other people. I’m happy to say though that, at least in spirit, but hopefully soon in writing as well, I’m back on track, so more frequent posting will commence…