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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jim Doran; Frank Roy Hodson
|ISBN:||0674554558 9780674554559 0852242506 9780852242506|
|Description:||xi, 381 pages ; 24 cm|
Part one. Basic archaeological and mathematical tools. Introduction - What is mathematics? - Probability theory and statistical inference - Computers : what they can do and how they are used --
Part two. Data Analysis. The initial quantification of archaeological evidence - Measures of similarity and correlation - Automatic classification : taxonomy and typology - Other methods of multivariate analysis - Data analysis in archaeology: some examples --
Part three. Beyond data analysis: problems and prospects. Automatic seriation - Mathematical models and computer simulations - Computer-based archaeological data banks - The role of mathematics and the computer in archaeology - References - Index.
|Responsibility:||J.E. Doran and F.R. Hodson.|