Geometric Morphometrics for Mathematica (Ver. 9.0)

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P. David Polly


This Mathematica add-on package performs common geometric morphometric functions. Includes Procrustes superimposition, thin-plate spline graphics, Centroid Size calculation, Procrustes distance calculation, Mantel tests, Ancestral Node reconstruction, Eclidean Distance Matrix Analysis (EDMA), and import function for TPS files. Installation: The file is a ".m" file, which can be imported into Mathematica 6.0 and later (functions do not work in earlier versions of Mathematica). Install using the "Install" item on the "File" menu. Once installed, you must load the package like any other with the line "<<PollyMorphometrics", using either this suggested name or another. If some functions do not work, load the MultivariateStatistics and Combinatorica packages.



Geometric Morphometrics, Thin-plate splines, Mathematica, Procrustes, Principal Components of shape


Polly, P. D. 2012. Geometric morphometrics for Mathematica. Version 9.0. Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana University: Bloomington, Indiana.


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