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300392 VO Modern Morphometrics in Physical Anthropology (2014S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

Block I
Mo: 10.03, Mi: 12.03 und Fr. 14.03
Mo 17.03 , Mi: 19.03. und Fr. 21.03

10:00 - 12:00
Konferenzrazum Anthropologie


Mo. 19.05., Mi 21.05 und fr. 23.05
Mo. 02.06 Mi 04.06 und fr. 06. 06
Kleiner Seminarraum der Anthropologie
Uhrzeit: 10:00 - 12:00


Language: English

Examination dates



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Aims, contents and method of the course

This course will cover the theoretical foundations of modern biological shape analysis. Data types, processing, and analytical methods will be presented and discussed including methods for landmark coordinates, outlines, and special methods for problems in allometric growth and asymmetry analysis.

Assessment and permitted materials

Course assessment will be based on the written report of results of a study project emulating a presentation an article for submission to a peer-reviewed publication.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Student should be able to identify and formulate shape-related biological problems and understand and carry out appropriate analytical methods to efficiently address the underlying question.

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory

MAN I-1, MPB 5, MEV W-4, MAN W5 (2013), MAN 3 (2013)

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