skbio.math.diversity.alpha.mcintosh_e

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

Calculate McIntosh’s evenness measure E.

Parameters:

counts : 1-D array_like, int

Vector of counts.

Returns:

double

McIntosh evenness measure E.

See also

mcintosh_d

Notes

The implementation here is based on the description given in [R49], NOT the one in the SDR-IV online manual, which is wrong.

References

[R49](1, 2) Heip & Engels 1974 p 560.