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Thompsonian Transformations

  1. Tim Horder

Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0004179

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How to Cite

Horder, T. 2006. Thompsonian Transformations. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

Abstract

Thompsonian transformations are a graphical method for studying the relations of the morphologies of organisms in terms of overall patterns of modifications to their shared geometries.

Keywords:

  • morphometrics;
  • biomathematics;
  • homology;
  • allometry;
  • biomechanics