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8.2.45.40 octave.dataset.lynx

Static Method: out = lynx ()

Annual Canadian Lynx trappings 1821-1934

Description

Annual numbers of lynx trappings for 1821–1934 in Canada. Taken from Brockwell & Davis (1991), this appears to be the series considered by Campbell & Walker (1977).

Format

year

Year of the record.

lynx

Number of lynx trapped.

Source

Brockwell, P. J. and Davis, R. A. (1991). Time Series and Forecasting Methods. Second edition. New York: Springer. Series G (page 557).

References

Becker, R. A., Chambers, J. M. and Wilks, A. R. (1988). The New S Language. Monterey: Wadsworth & Brooks/Cole.

Campbell, M. J. and Walker, A. M. (1977). A Survey of statistical work on the Mackenzie River series of annual Canadian lynx trappings for the years 1821–1934 and a new analysis. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society series A, 140, 411–431.

Examples

t = octave.dataset.lynx;

plot (t.year, t.lynx);
xlabel ("Year");
ylabel ("Lynx Trapped");