# Ecology package

This package implements a model of animal population dynamics. The model was used in Wigren et al. (2019), with a song sparrow data set from Saether et al. (2015), which is included in the package.

This package is open source software.

## Getting started

To build, use:

birch build


To run, use:

./test.sh


## References

• A. Wigren, R.S. Risuleo, L.M. Murray and F. Lindsten (2019). Parameter elimination in particle Gibbs sampling. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems.

• B.-E. Saether, S. Engen, R. Lande, P. Arcese, and J. N. M.Smith (2000). Estimating the time to extinction in an island population of song sparrows. Proceedings: Biological Sciences, 267(1443):621–626.