skbio.math.diversity.alpha.menhinick

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

Calculate Menhinick’s richness index.

Assumes square-root accumulation.

Parameters:

counts : 1-D array_like, int

Vector of counts.

Returns:

double

Menhinick’s richness index.

Notes

Based on the description in [R50].

References

[R50](1, 2) Magurran, A E 2004. Measuring biological diversity. Blackwell. pp. 76-77.