beetle {AICcmodavg}R Documentation

Flour Beetle Data

Description

This data set illustrates the acute mortality of flour beetles (Tribolium confusum) following 5 hour exposure to carbon disulfide gas.

Usage

data(beetle)

Format

A data frame with 8 rows and 4 variables.

Dose

dose of carbon disulfide in mg/L.

Number_tested

number of beetles exposed to given dose of carbon disulfide.

Number_killed

number of beetles dead after 5 hour exposure to given dose of carbon disulfide.

Mortality_rate

proportion of total beetles found dead after 5 hour exposure.

Details

Burnham and Anderson (2002, p. 195) use this data set originally from Young and Young (1998) to show model selection for binomial models with different link functions (logit, probit, cloglog).

Source

Burnham, K. P., Anderson, D. R. (2002) Model Selection and Multimodel Inference: a practical information-theoretic approach. Second edition. Springer: New York.

Young, L. J., Young, J. H. (1998) Statistical Ecology. Kluwer Academic Publishers: London.

Examples

data(beetle)
## maybe str(beetle) ; plot(beetle) ...

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