Let's go fishing: A quantitative analysis of subsistence choices with a special focus on mixed economies among small-scale societies

PLoS ONE Vol/Iss. 16(8) Public Library of Science San Francisco Published In Pages: e0254539
By Ahedo, Virginia, Zurro, Débora, Carro, Jorge, Galán, José Manuel


There will be an association between specific economic choices and certain ecosystems.


The main method of testing was a supervised machine learning method called random forest. 100 datasets were imputed with random forest and group variable importance was analyzed. Ecological variables had the highest average values, with a mean importance of over 0.15.


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