Chapter 4. Morphometrics

  1. Øyvind Hammer and
  2. David A.T. Harper

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750711.ch4

Paleontological Data Analysis

Paleontological Data Analysis

How to Cite

Hammer, Ø. and Harper, D. A.T. (eds) (2005) Morphometrics, in Paleontological Data Analysis, Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470750711.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405115445

Online ISBN: 9780470750711

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Keywords:

  • morphometrics;
  • allometric equation;
  • principal components analysis;
  • multivariate allometry;
  • fourier shape analysis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The allometric equation

  • Principal components analysis (PCA)

  • Multivariate allometry

  • Discriminant analysis for two groups

  • Canonical variate analysis (CVA)

  • MANOVA

  • Fourier shape analysis in polar coordinates

  • Elliptic Fourier analysis

  • Eigenshape analysis

  • Landmarks and size measures

  • Procrustes fitting

  • PCA of landmark data

  • Thin-plate spline deformations

  • Principal and partial warps

  • Relative warps

  • Regression of warp scores

  • Disparity measures and morphospaces

  • Point distribution statistics

  • Directional statistics