"Geometric Morphometrics for Biologists" is an introductory textbook for a course on geometric morphometrics, written for graduate students and upper division undergraduates, covering both theory of shape analysis and methods of multivariate analysis. It is designed for students with minimal math background; taking them from the process of data collection through basic and more advanced statistical analyses. Many examples are given, beginning with simple although realistic case-studies, through examples of complex analyses requiring several different kinds of methods. The book also includes URL's for free software and step-by-step instructions for using the software. It offers accessible, student-tested introduction to sophisticated methods of biological shape analysis. It provides detailed instructions for conducting analyses with freely available, easy to use software. It presents numerous illustrations; including graphical presentations of important theoretical concepts and demonstrations of alternative approaches to presenting results. It features many realistic examples, both simple and complex, from on-going research. It includes a comprehensive glossary of technical terms.
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Book Description Academic Press, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0127784608
Book Description Academic Press, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0127784608
Book Description Academic Press 2004-07-15, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. 0127784608. Bookseller Inventory # 559421
Book Description Academic Press, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110127784608