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A course in morphometrics for biologists : geometry and statistics for studies of organismal form

Author: Fred L Bookstein
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018. ©2018
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This book builds a much-needed bridge between biostatistics and organismal biology by linking the arithmetic of statistical studies of organismal form to the biological inferences that may follow from it. It incorporates a cascade of new explanations of regression, correlation, covariance analysis, and principal components analysis, before applying these techniques to an increasingly common data resource: the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred L Bookstein
ISBN: 9781107190948 1107190940
OCLC Number: 1029790289
Description: xvii, 527 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. What this book is about; 2. Getting started; 3. Multiple regression in general and in special settings; 4. Transition to multivariate analysis; 5. Geometric morphometrics.
Responsibility: Fred L. Bookstein, University of Washington, Seattle, University of Vienna, Austria.

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This book teaches not only the 'how' for statistical analysis of organismal size and shape, but also the 'when' and the 'why'. Aimed at graduate students and researchers, it covers the whole range of  Read more...

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