Data for Chapter 4 — Estimating with uncertainty

Here are the data sets used in Chapter 4 of the 2nd edition of The Analysis of Biological Data in .csv (comma-separated) format. Most data sets used in the book are grabbed from graphs and tables in papers, and the values may not be exact.


Example 4.1: Human gene lengths
Hubbard, T., et al. 2005. Nucleic Acids Research 33 D447-D453.


Problem 04.07. Firefly flashes
Cratsley, C. K., and S. M. Lewis. 2003. Behavioral Ecology 14: 135–140.

Problem 04.09. Gene regulatory networks
Guelzim, N., S. Bottani, P. Bourgine, and F. Képès. 2002. Nature Genetics 31: 60–63.

Problem 04.18. Corpseflowers
Beath, D. D. 1996. Pollination of Amorphophallus johnsonii (Araceae) by carrion beetles (Phaeochrous amplus) in a Ghanaian rain forest. Journal of Ecological Ecology 12:409-418.