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Table 3 Prior distributions for parameters of self-thinned model (Eqs. 4, 6, 10, 11, 12)

From: Bayesian inference of biomass growth characteristics for sugi (C. japonica) and hinoki (C. obtusa) forests in self-thinned and managed stands

Model parameters Law Law parameter 1 Law parameter 2
\(\phantom {\dot {i}\!}Y_{max_{th_{m}}}\) LogUniform 5 5000
α LogUniform 0.8 2
nY LogUniform 0.001 8
βY LogUniform 0.2 6
σY InvGamma 3 0.05
N0 LogUniform 2000 20000
ωN LogUniform 0.001 0.5
δN LogUniform 0.001 0.5
γN LogUniform 0.01 0.3
σN InvGamma 3 0.05
aB LogUniform 0.5 1
bB LogUniform 0.1 2
σB InvGamma 3 0.05
aL LogUniform 0.01 3
bL LogUniform 0.5 3
\(\phantom {\dot {i}\!}W_{L_{{max}}}\) LogUniform 10 30
σWL InvGamma 3 0.05