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On the Calculation of Information-theoretical Measures of Diversity
Monte Lloyd, Jerrold H. Zar and James R. Karr
The American Midland Naturalist
Vol. 79, No. 2 (Apr., 1968), pp. 257-272
Published by: The University of Notre Dame
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2423177
Page Count: 16
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Computing formulae are given, along with an example, to show that the Shannon and Brillouin indices of diversity can be calculated with equal ease. A table is presented for rapid calculation of both indices, as well as Basharin's standard error.
The American Midland Naturalist © 1968 The University of Notre Dame