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Information about "DEBkiss"

This page contains information about the e-book on DEBkiss entitled:"DEBkiss. A simple framework for animal energy budgets" The book is a reformatted, reshuffled and extended version of our paper in JTB, including its supporting information. As DEBkiss continues to evolve and expand, I need a place to document the progress and collect additional modules and ideas. The first version of this book was made available on May 18, 2014.
The book is offered through the Leanpub publishing framework. It can still be downloaded for free, but you also have the option to pay for it. Please consider this option, for it will allow me to dedicate time and effort to updating this e-book, and writing new ones.
Note 1: if you are new to energy budgets it is good to get to grips with the underlying concepts first. That is dealt with in way more detail in the "Making sense of chemical stress" e-book. If you are not interested in toxicant effects, focus on Chapters 1, 2 and 5 of that book.
Note 2: This e-book's contents are not so crystallised as the "Making sense" e-book. Especially Chapter 4-5 are more background than reading material. However, I still think it is important to make this material available at this point, and I hope to be able to polish and embellish the text in the future.

How do I refer to the book?

Please refer to the Leanpub page with the version of the PDF:
For more general citation, you could refer to the published papers in the open literature, such as:

Where can I find software to do 'DEBkiss' analysis?

Matlab-based software packages are offered as part of the BYOM platform. This is not user-friendly software, so you need expertise with Matlab, experience with BYOM, and knowledge of GUTS modelling to use them properly.

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