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comment Estimate total song ('coupon') number by number of repeats
the Poisson fitting attempt seems rather unsatisfactory (see code and comments above). It feels somehow that this is the wrong track. I think the 'repeats' are different from the usual Poisson repeats...
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comment Estimate total song ('coupon') number by number of repeats
@leonbloy: you're right about stats.stackexchange.com -- I didn't see it when I browsed through the categories...
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comment Estimate total song ('coupon') number by number of repeats
I'm trying along the lines of fitdistr(as.numeric(df[1,]),"Poisson") but with the 0 value missing that's difficult, and it only uses one of 20 experiments....
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comment Estimate total song ('coupon') number by number of repeats
That's really helpful. I've added some code at the top, now I just need to get from the sample distributions to the poisson estimate...
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comment Estimate total song ('coupon') number by number of repeats
@henning-makholm: the reference to capture-recapture is interesting; although is it really applicable?--the sample size is actually (far) greater than the 'population'...
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