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Biodiversity

Author(s): 
Kokou Abalo, Sybille Clayton, Francie Cuffney, Phil Ryan, Paul Schuette

From the Biological ESTEEM collection

This Excel workbook allows the diversity of a biological population to be estimated with both the Shannon and Simpson biodiversity indices based on information theory.

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Primary References

Simpson's Diversity Index

Biography of Claude Shannon

Shannon, Claude. ``A Mathematical Theory of Communication,'' Bell System Technical Journal, Vol. 27 (July and October 1948), pp. 379-423 and 623-656.

Kokou Abalo, Sybille Clayton, Francie Cuffney, Phil Ryan, Paul Schuette, "Biodiversity," Loci (December 2006)

Dummy View - NOT TO BE DELETED