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Table 1 Summary of the Animal Tracking Toolbox (ATT)

From: A standardised framework for analysing animal detections from automated tracking arrays

Function Summary
setupData() Sets up input data for smooth functioning of subsequent ATT functions. Produces an ‘ATT’ classed object consisting a list of detection data, receiver locations and tag information
detectionSummary() Requires input object of class ‘ATT’. Produces a list containing standard detection metrics for:
(1) full tag period and
(2) user defined temporal subsets (i.e. monthly, weekly detection metrics)
dispersalSummary() Requires input object of class ‘ATT’. Produces a list containing dispersal distances and bearings between:
(1) consecutive detections and
(2) between each detection and tag release site
COA() Requires input object of class ‘ATT’. Produces a ‘COA’ classed object consisting of a data table with short-term centres of activity within user defined time steps
HRSummary() Requires input object of class ‘COA’. Produces a list containing standardised activity space metrics (i.e. Minimum convex polygon area, 50% and 95% KUD and BB-KUD contour areas) for:
(1) full period of tag life, and
(2) user-defined subsets (i.e. monthly, weekly activity spaces)
  1. The ATT is a collection of functions in the VTrack package that enables quick, standardised estimates of detection, dispersal and activity space metrics from telemetry data obtained using an array of fixed receiver stations and enables standardised analysis from large-scale cooperative passive telemetry networks