Data set and pdf file uploaded

I have created a data file for the module, which includes parasite species richness (log transformed), sampling effort (log transformed number of studies on the host species), and several ecological traits including adult body mass (log transformed), population density and geographic range size (log transformed). I uploaded the file to  Continue reading Data set and pdf file uploaded

student instruction

I made some modifications according to Carly’s comments. In my experience of teaching similar material in an infectious disease computer lab, the students should have learned about parasite aggregation and heard about poisson and negative binomial distributions. Nevertheless, it wouldn’t hurt to include some information in the instruction, or maybe Continue reading student instruction