skbio.math.diversity.alpha.heip_e

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

Calculate Heip’s evenness measure.

Parameters:

counts : 1-D array_like, int

Vector of counts.

Returns:

double

Heip’s evenness measure.

Notes

The implementation here is based on the description in [R41].

References

[R41](1, 2) Heip, C. 1974. A new index measuring evenness. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. UK., 54, 555-557.