Human Evolution

, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 73–77 | Cite as

Advances in morphometrics

Analysis of size and shape of organism usingGeometric morphometrics Report on the NATO Advance Study Institute held at II Ciocco, Lucca, Italy 18–30 July, 1993
  • Jennifer L. Thompson
  • Jacopo Moggi-Cecchi


Shape Difference Geometric Morphometrics Coordinate Data NATO Advance Study Institute Morphometric Technique 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jennifer L. Thompson
    • 1
  • Jacopo Moggi-Cecchi
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Social Sciences, Scarborough CampusUniversity of TorontoScarboroughCanada
  2. 2.Istituto di AntropologiaUniversità di FirenzeFirenzeItaly

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