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Morphometric Tools for Landmark Data: Geometry and Biology

By: Fred L Bookstein

435 pages, 3 b/w photos, 193 figs, 13 tabs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Sep 1997 | #61220 | ISBN: 0521585988
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Hardback | Mar 1992 | #15077 | ISBN: 0521383854
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The methods presented here combine conventional multivariate statistical analysis with themes from plane and solid geometry and from biomathematics to support biological insights into the features of many different organs and organisms.

'... will certainly be a landmark volume in this difficult but important field of shape analysis.' K. V. Mardia, ISI Short Book Reviews


1. Introduction; 2. Preliminaries; 3. Landmarks; 4. Distance measures; 5. Shape coordinates; 6. Principal axes of shape change for triangles; 7. Features of shape comparison; 8. Retrospect and prospect.

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