Stephen L. Zegura

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This study investigates three topics: (1) interobserver measurement error in craniometry, (2) the effects of humidity on craniometric measurements, and (3) the current status of estimators of measurement precision in craniometry and anthropometry. The results of the three-observer error analysis based on 24 linear measurements taken on 47 crania indicate(More)
A total of 63 binary polymorphisms and 10 short tandem repeats (STRs) were genotyped on a sample of 2,344 Y chromosomes from 18 Native American, 28 Asian, and 5 European populations to investigate the origin(s) of Native American paternal lineages. All three of Greenberg's major linguistic divisions (including 342 Amerind speakers, 186 Na-Dene speakers, and(More)
As members of the Dissertation Committee, we certify that we have read the dissertation prepared by Jon A. Sefcek entitled A Life-History Model of Human Fitness Indicators and recommend that it be accepted as fulfilling the dissertation requirement for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy Final approval and acceptance of this dissertation is contingent upon(More)
  • S L Zegura
  • 1975
The study compares distance relationships in Eskimoid populations based on metric and attribute data with linguistic relationships based on structural and lexicostatistical data. Taxonomic congruence and the non-specificity hypothesis are investigated by matrix correlations and by a clustering procedure. The matrix correlation approaches employed are the(More)
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