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DEBtool specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_20704
Name DEBtool
Software type Package/Module
Interface Graphical user interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Windows
Programming languages MATLAB
Computer skills Medium
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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DEBtool in publications

PMCID: 5875804
PMID: 29596456
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194950

[…] is allocated to foetal and pup growth by pregnant or lactating individuals. the specific deb rules regarding homeostasis and thermodynamics [] are covered in this deb-ibm through utilisation of debtool for the collection of deb state variables., the deb-ibm follows energy levels and behaviour of individual female southern elephant seals through their full life cycle, from conception […]

PMCID: 5574559
PMID: 28850607
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0183848

[…] from empirical observations is very limited [,]. the covariation method was used for further estimation of the deb model parameters [,] applied with matlabĀ® (2015a) using the toolbox package debtool (available at deb models combine different mechanisms and principles to describe all the processes during the life cycle of an organism []. […]

PMCID: 4148243
PMID: 25166351
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0104658

[…] influence all processes that depend on them. importantly, it will have an impact on the expected asymptotic body length, ., estimated directly from data., estimated using covariation method (debtool)., estimated using grid-search., kept fixed., sensitivity is the percent change in arm length at age 2 y divided by the percent change in a single parameter value (10%). analyses were carried […]

PMCID: 3133599
PMID: 21779352
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0021903

[…] effect requirement; a method to calculate initial energy reserve of an egg is thoroughly described in literature , . we use a numerical implementation of this method, available freely in the debtool software package ., since our model specifies the complete life cycle of pbt, it must also account for extraordinary acceleration of growth rate during the larval stage . a similar problem […]

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