skbio.math.diversity.alpha.brillouin_d

skbio.math.diversity.alpha.brillouin_d(counts)[source]

Calculate Brillouin index of alpha diversity.

Parameters:

counts : 1-D array_like, int

Vector of counts.

Returns:

double

Brillouin index.

Notes

The implementation here is based on the description given in the SDR-IV online manual [R32].

References

[R32](1, 2) http://www.pisces-conservation.com/sdrhelp/index.html