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Distributions for NIMBLE that are useful for ecological models

This repository provides user-defined distributions that can be used in NIMBLE models for common population ecology statistical models. These include distributions for:

Community contributions or suggestions for other needs are welcome.

Some of these models were used (in slightly different forms) in:

D. Turek, P. de Valpine, and C. J. Paciorek. 2016. Efficient Markov chain Monte Carlo sampling for hierarchical hidden Markov models. Environmental and Ecological Statistics 4:549-564.