Two stochastic population models, a birth and death model and a stochastic difference equation model, are compared, using data for a giant Canada goose population. The quasistationary probability distribution predicted by the stochastic difference equation agrees well with values of the population mean and variance computed from several years of data.
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- Modeling and Simulation
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