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Table 3 Relative support for candidate models analysing competing ecological hypotheses concerning factors affecting activity of Royle's pika

From: Influence of microclimate on the activity of Royle's pika in the western Himalaya, India

Model (predictor) L K df AIC ∆AIC W i r 2
Ambient temperature × altitude zone + ambient humidity + time of day −638.39 7 19 1,314.79 0 0.94 0.45
Ambient temperature + ambient humidity + altitude zone + time of day −643.46 6 17 1,320.94 6.14 0.04 0.39
Ambient temperature × ambient humidity + time of day −645.4 5 16 1,322.81 8.01 0.02 0.37
Ambient temperature + time of day −681.25 4 14 1,390.5 75.7 0.00 0.23
Ambient temperature −965.9 3 12 1,955.81 641.01 0.00 0.23
Ambient humidity −1,239.3 3 12 2,502.52 1,187.72 0.00 0.13
Null model −1,278.3 3 11 2,578.62 1,263.83 0.00  
  1. Log-likelihood (L), number of estimated parameters (K), degrees of freedom (df), Akaike information criterion (AIC), difference in Akaike information criterion (∆AIC), Akaike weight (W i ) and estimate of variation (r 2) are reported for each model.