Diggle, Peter J. and Ribeiro, Paulo J. and Schlather, Martin S. (2004) Detecting dependence between marks and locations of marked point processes. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B (Statistical Methodology), 66 (1). pp. 79-93. ISSN 1369-7412Full text not available from this repository.
We introduce two characteristics for stationary and isotropic marked point proces- ses, E(h) and V(h), and describe their use in investigating mark–point interactions. These quantities are functions of the interpoint distance h and denote the conditional expectation and the conditional variance of a mark respectively, given that there is a further point of the process a distance h away. We present tests based on E and V for the hypothesis that the values of the marks can be modelled by a random field which is independent of the unmarked point process. We apply the methods to two data sets in forestry.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B (Statistical Methodology)|
|Additional Information:||RAE_import_type : Journal article RAE_uoa_type : Statistics and Operational Research|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Health and Medicine > Medicine|
Faculty of Science and Technology > Mathematics and Statistics
|Deposited On:||31 Mar 2008 14:23|
|Last Modified:||26 Oct 2016 01:28|
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