Chao estimator is not guaranteed to be asymptotically conservative with finite sampling efforts. A simple correction solves the issue. We illustrate with simulations and examples that the corrected Chao estimator is asymptotically conservative, and has lower standard error.

A correction to make Chao estimator conservative when the number of sampling occasions is finite

Dotto F.
2021-01-01

Abstract

Chao estimator is not guaranteed to be asymptotically conservative with finite sampling efforts. A simple correction solves the issue. We illustrate with simulations and examples that the corrected Chao estimator is asymptotically conservative, and has lower standard error.
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