FISH 559: Numerical Computing for the Natural Sources

(Useful Readings)

1.  Abramowitz, M. and I.A. Stegun. 1970. Handbook of Mathematical
      Functions (with formulas, graphs, mathematical tables)
. Dover
      Publications, Inc., New York
2.  Burnham, K.P. and D.R. Anderson. 1998. Model Selection and
     Inference: A Practical Information-theoretic Approach
3.  Conte, S.D. and C. de Boor. 1965. Elementry Numerical Analysis:
     An Algorithmic Approach
. McGraw-Hill, Tokyo.
4. Gelman, A., Carlin, J.B., Stern, H.S. and D.B. Rubin. 1995. Bayesian
     Data Analysi
s. Chapman and Hall
5.  Linhart, H. and W. Zuchinni. 1986. Model Selection, John Wiley  
6.  Pinheiro, J.C. and D.M. Bates. 2000. Mixed-Effects Models in S and
. Springer, New York.
7.  Press, W.H., Flannery, B.P., Teukolsky, S.A. and W.T. Vetterling.
     1988. Numerical Recipes: The Art of Scientific Computing.
    Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
8.  Roff, D.A. Introduction to Computer-Intensive Methjods of Data
     Analysis in Biology. Cambridge University Press.
9.  Venables, W.N. and B.D. Ripley. 2003. Modern Applied Statistics
     with S
. Spinger-Verlag.
10. Wagenmakers, E-J. and S. Farrell. 2004. AIC model selection using
      Akaike weights.Psychonomic Bulletin & Review 11: 192-6.
11. Zuur, A.F., Ieno, E.N, Walker, N.J., Saveliev, A.A. and G.M. Smith.
     Mixed Effects Models and Extensions in Ecology with R. Spinger


(Useful links)

1. The R project
2. Splus routines

3. Tom Short’s reference card

4. Vito Ricci’s R functions for regression analysis

5. Text editors for use with R
6. Installing ADMB on Max OSX

1. ADMB Project

2. ADMB Documentation
3. Carolina's cheat sheet
4. CSIRO cheat sheet


Numerical methods
1. Numerical  recipes
2. Numerical methods
3. StatLib




(Installing R)

If you don't have R on your computer, visit the R project website, click 'R binaries', 'windows', 'base', and download the newest *.exe file. During setup, select components 1+3+5+6 (main, html, pdf, reference).