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Morphometrics and Compositional Classes. The Stuy of Anthropomorphic Sculptures from Teotihuacan (M茅xico)

Geometric morphometrics is the study of the form and/or shape of objects, orsubjects, capturing their geometry. Within the landmark methods developed sofar, Euclidean Distance Matrix Analysis (EDMA) is a coordinate-free methodthat enables the study of form avoiding the nuisance parameters of translationand rotation existing in the landmark coordinates data. However, EDMA exhibitsseveral weaknesses in the study of shape. The present paper links EDMA withcompositional data analysis in what is here called Compositional EDMA and illustratesthe present approach with the study of anthropomorphic sculptures fromthe pre-Hispanic site of Teotihuacan (Mexico)

Universitat de Girona. Departament d鈥橧nform脿tica i Matem脿tica Aplicada

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Author: Buxeda i Garrig贸s, Jaume
Vilallonga Gordaliza, A.
Abstract: Geometric morphometrics is the study of the form and/or shape of objects, orsubjects, capturing their geometry. Within the landmark methods developed sofar, Euclidean Distance Matrix Analysis (EDMA) is a coordinate-free methodthat enables the study of form avoiding the nuisance parameters of translationand rotation existing in the landmark coordinates data. However, EDMA exhibitsseveral weaknesses in the study of shape. The present paper links EDMA withcompositional data analysis in what is here called Compositional EDMA and illustratesthe present approach with the study of anthropomorphic sculptures fromthe pre-Hispanic site of Teotihuacan (Mexico)
Document access: http://hdl.handle.net/2072/273423
Language: eng
Publisher: Universitat de Girona. Departament d鈥橧nform脿tica i Matem脿tica Aplicada
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Title: Morphometrics and Compositional Classes. The Stuy of Anthropomorphic Sculptures from Teotihuacan (M茅xico)
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