Calculating LT50 (median lethal temperature, aka LD50) quickly in R

February 27, 2010
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(This article was first published on lukemiller.org » R-project, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Say you’ve got a bunch of survival/mortality data from an experiment. Maybe you exposed batches of snails to various high temperatures for a few hours, and recorded the number alive and dead in each batch at the end. Now you’d like to report the median lethal temperature (or perhaps a lethal dosage if you were [...]

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