Morphometrics for Nonmorphometricians

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ISBN: 978-3-540-95852-9 (Print) 978-3-540-95853-6 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Introduction and Historical Review of the Subject

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-7

      Why Morphometrics?

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      Pages 9-24

      Morphometrics: An Historical Essay

  3. Methodological Approach (Quantification and Visualization of Shape, and Traditional and Geometric Morphometrics)

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 25-25

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      Pages 27-71

      Controlling for Curvature in the Quantification of Leaf Form

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      Pages 73-91

      Discriminating Groups of Organisms

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      Pages 93-156

      Visual Analysis in Archaeology. An Artificial Intelligence Approach

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      Pages 157-176

      Evolution of the Upper Cretaceous Oysters: Traditional Morphometrics Approach

  4. Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 177-177

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      Pages 179-190

      Combining Shape Data and Traditional Measurements with the 2B-PLS: Testing the Covariation Between Avian Brain Size and Cranial Shape Variation as an Example

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      Pages 191-217

      Biogeographic Analysis Using Geometric Morphometrics: Clines in Skull Size and Shape in a Widespread African Arboreal Monkey

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      Pages 219-232

      Stock Identification of Marine Populations

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      Pages 233-257

      Correlating Shape Variation with Feeding Performance to Test for Adaptive Divergence in Recently Invading Stickleback Populations from Swiss peri-alpine Environments

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      Pages 259-269

      Macroevolutionary Trends in the Skull of Sauropodomorph Dinosaurs – The Largest Terrestrial Animals to Have Ever Lived

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      Pages 271-287

      The Use of Geometric Morphometrics in Studying Butterfly Wings in an Evolutionary Ecological Context

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      Pages 289-305

      Towards Automating Artifact Analysis: A Study Showing Potential Applications of Computer Vision and Morphometrics to Artifact Typology

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      Pages 307-323

      Morphometric Analysis Applied to the Archaeological Pottery of the Valley of Guadalquivir

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      Pages 325-341

      Some Applications of Geometric Morphometrics to Archaeology

  5. Scope to the Future of Morphometrics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 343-343

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      Pages 345-352

      Prospectus: The Future of Morphometrics

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      Pages 353-355

      Morphometrics and Cosmology: Short Note and Future Hope

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      Pages 357-362

      Morphometrics in Past: Integrating Morphometrics with General Data Analysis Software

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 363-367