Chapter 16. Metric Analysis of Skeletal Remains: Methods and Applications

  1. M. Anne Katzenberg Ph.D.2 and
  2. Shelley R. Saunders Ph.D.3
  1. Michael Pietrusewsky Ph.D.

Published Online: 9 AUG 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470245842.ch16

Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton, Second Edition

Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton, Second Edition

How to Cite

Pietrusewsky, M. (2008) Metric Analysis of Skeletal Remains: Methods and Applications, in Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton, Second Edition (eds M. A. Katzenberg and S. R. Saunders), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470245842.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Archaeology, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada

  2. 3

    Department of Anthropology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Author Information

  1. Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 AUG 2007
  2. Published Print: 21 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471793724

Online ISBN: 9780470245842

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Keywords:

  • aspects of human biological variation;
  • metric (and nonmetric) aspects of skeletal and dental form;
  • landmark measurements and alternative data

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Metric Analysis: Univariate Methods

  • Multivariate Statistical Procedures

  • Assumptions of Multivariate Data

  • Classic Multivariate Statistical Methods

  • Cluster Analysis and Clustering Algorithms

  • Research Design

  • An Application

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References