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Mathematics in the archaeological and historical sciences: proceedings of the Anglo-Romanian Conference, Mamaia, 1970,

Author: Frank Roy Hodson; D G Kendall; Petre Tăutu; Royal Society (Great Britain); Academia Republicii Socialiste România.
Publisher: Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 1971.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Roy Hodson; D G Kendall; Petre Tăutu; Royal Society (Great Britain); Academia Republicii Socialiste România.
ISBN: 0852242131 9780852242131
OCLC Number: 286974
Description: ix, 565 pages : illustrations, maps 25 cm
Contents: Introductory address: Some elements of quantitative archaeology / Albert C. Spaulding --
Taxonomy: General survey: Taxonomy in anthropology / C. Radhakrishna Rao ; Cluster analysis: Numerical typology and prehistoric archaeology / F. Roy Hodson. Multivariate analysis of Marnian La Tène cultural groups / Ralph M. Rowlett and Richard B. Pollnac. Computational methods in cluster anaysis / Robin Sibson. Numerical taxonomy / Herbert Solomon ; Discrimination: Bayesian inference in an archaeological problem / Marius Iosifescu and Petre Tăutu ; Related mathematical topics: Une méthode de classification d'objets archéologiques dont la description est structurée et incomplète / Mario Borillo and Peter Ihm. On an algorithm for recognition / Silviu Guiașu. Sur l'analyse des données préalable à une classification automatique / Israël César Lerman ; Abstracts ; Discussion and comments --
Multi-dimensional scaling and related procedures: General survey: Multi-dimensional scaling in arcaheology : time is not the only dimension / Joseph B. Kruskal ; Special topics: A computer analysis of epipaleaolithic assmblages in Italy / A.J. Ammerman. Statistical methods of comparing different multivariate analyses of the same data / John C. Gower. Multi-dimensional scaling with differential weighting of dimensions / Myron Wish and J. Douglas Carroll ; Discussion and comments --
Seriation: A new approach to a problem of chronological seriation associated with the works of Plato / Liliana I. Boneva ; Rapid seriation methods with archaeological applications / Alan E. Gelfand ; Some archaeological criteria for chronological seriation / Klaus Goldmann ; Effects of excavation on seriation at a Palaeo-Indian site / Henry T. Irwin ;' Seriation from abundance matrices / David G. Kendall ; On the Hole-Shaw method of pewrmutation research / Ileana Kivu-Sculy ; A new seriation algorithm applied to European protohistoric anthropomorphic statuary / Jeannette Landau and Fernandez de la Vega ; Some thoughts on sequencing methods / Robin Sibson ; Applications of mathematical methods to epigraphy / Alexandra Ștefan ; Archaeological seriation and the travelling salesman problem / E. Martin Wilkinson ; Discussion and comments --
Evolutionary tree structures in historical and other contexts: Parish register studies: Statistical studies in migration / Robert W. Hiorns. Maps from marraiges : an application of non-metric multi-dimensional scaling to parish register data / David G. Kendall. The reconstruction of genealogies from parish books / Mark H. Skolnick [and others] ; Population genetics: Number of characters examined and error in reconstruction of evolutionary trees / Kenneth K. Kidd and L.L. Cavalli-Sforza. Mathematical approaches to the study of human evolution / Anthony W.F. Edwards. Applications to man and cattle of methods of reconstructing evolutionary histories / Kenneth K. Kidd ; Linguistics: The vocabulary method of reconstructing language trees : innovations and large-scale aplications / Joseph B. Kruskal, Isidore Dyen, and Paul Black. Stochastic models for glottochronology / David Sankoff ; Filiation of manuscripts: The recovery of trees from measures of dissimilarity / Peter Buneman. The manuscript linkage problem / John Haigh. Esatblishing the linkage of different variants of a Romanian chronicle / Sorin Cristian Nițǎ ; Discussion and comments --
Miscellaneous applications: Archaeology: Measurement and presentation of archaeological features excavated below ground : principles and practice / Silviu Comănescu and Corneliu N. Mateescu. Computer analysis of data from the La Tène cemetery at Münsingen-Rain / James Doran. The measurement of ancient bricks and its archaeological interest / Albert Hesse. Tentative interpretation of the surface distribution of remains on the upper fort of Mirgissa (Sudanese Nubia) / Albert Hesse. A relationship observed between mosaic units and the sizes of Roman mosaic stones / Richard E.M. Moore. On the staistical sorting and reconstruction of the pottery from a Romano-British kiln site / Clive Orton. Typological processing of the finds from the Tell Goljamo Deltschevo / Henrieta Todorová-Simeonová. Non-statistical applications of the computer in archaeology / John D. Wilcock ; History: The theory of historical series formulated by A.D. Xenopol as a mathematical approach to history / Valeriu Bulgaru. Mathematical methods with historical data : a note of caution / Thomas H. Hollingsworth. Computer analysis of socio-economic development in Estonia in the first half of the nineteenth century / J. Kahk. Coefficients of correlation in historical research / Vasilie Liveanu [and others]. A model of Micael the Brave's decision in 1595 / Mircea Malița. On computer generation of conditional data / Ion Văduva ; Abstract ; DIscussion and comments --
Use of meodels: Similarities and dissimilarities of sociocultural and biological evolution / L.L. Cavalli-Sforza ; The role of models / Robert M. Loynes ; Discussion and comments --
Closing address: Archaeological context and mathematical methods / Carl-Axel Moberg.
Responsibility: organized by the Royal Society of London and the Academy of the Socialist Republic of Romania; edited by F.R. Hodson, D.G. Kendall [and] P. Tăutu.

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