Advances in Morphometrics

Hardcover | June 30, 1996

EditorLeslie F. Marcus, Marco Corti, Anna Loy

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''An important addition to your library.'' ---American Scientist

Format:HardcoverDimensions:620 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.39 inPublished:June 30, 1996Publisher:Springer US

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Table of Contents

Theory and Methods: An Idiosyncratic History of Early Morphometrics; R.A. Reyment. Multivariate Allometry; C.P. Klingenberg. Data Acquisition: Introduction to Data Acquisition; L.F. Marcus. Three-dimensional Data Capture and Acquisition; D. Dean. Two-dimensional Imaging: An Update; A. GarciaValdecasas. Imagina: A Direct Tool for Image Analysis in Systematics; J.M. Becerra. Landmark Methods: Introduction to Landmark Methods; D. Slice. Morphometric Spaces, Shape Components and the Effects of Linear Transformations; F.J. Rohlf. Combining the Tools of Geometric Morphometrics; F.L. Bookstein. Standard Formula for the Uniform Shape Component in Landmark Data; F.L. Bookstein. Affine Transformations as a Modelof Virtual Form Change for Generating Morphospaces; D. Russkin-Gutman, A.D. Buscalioni. Outlines: With and without Landmarks: Introduction to Outlines; F.J. Rohlf. Eigenshape Analysis of Left Ventricular Outlines from Contrast Ventriculograms; P.D. Sampson, et al. Chisquare Test of Biological Space Curve Affinities; D. Dean, et al. Comparing Shapes of Organisms: Geographic Comparisons: Introduction to Geometric Morphometrics and Intraspecific Variation: A Fascinating Adventure; A. Loy. Fluctuating Asymmetry in Mus musculus Subspecific Hybridization: Traditional and Procrustes Comparative Approach; J.C. Auffray, et al. Wing Venation Variability in Monarthropalpus buxi; (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae) and the Quaternary Coevolution of Box; (Buxus sempervirens L.) and Its Midge: A Geometrical Morphometric Analysis; M. Baylac, T. Daufresne. Size and Shape Variation in the Mandible of the Fossorial Rodent Spalax ehrenbergi: A Procrustes Analysis of Three Dimensions; M. Corti, et al. Principal Components of Body Shape Variation within an Endemic Radiation of Threespine Stickleback; J. Walker. Low Taxonomic Level and Intraspecific Comparisons: Introduction to Comparison of Similar Objects Whose Group Identity Is Known; M. Corti. Identification of House Mice Musmusculus, and Mound Building Mice, M. spicilegus, Based on Distance and Landmark Data; A. Demeter et al.. Correspondence between Interlandmark Distances and Caliper Measurements; S. Reig. Some Applications of Geometric Morphometrics to Ostracoda; R.A. Reyment. Shape Changes during the Growth of the Sea Bass, Dicentrarchus labrax (Teleostea: Perciformes), in Relation to Different Rearing Conditions: An Application of Thinplate Spline Regression Analysis; A. Loy, et al. Higher Taxonomic Level Comparisons: Introduction to Comparisons amongTaxa at the Level of Species, Genus and Family; G. Naylor. The Evolution and Growth of the Hominid Pelvis: A Preliminary Thinplate Spline Study of Ilium Shape; C. Berge. Stephanodonty in Fossil Murids: A Landmark based Morphometric Approach; J. van Dam. 16 additional articles. Appendixes. Index.

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