Allocation and discrimination based on human odontometric data.

  title={Allocation and discrimination based on human odontometric data.},
  author={Julius A. Kieser and Hennie T Groeneveld},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={79 3},
This study contrasts the confidence with which individuals may be grouped and then re-allocated on the basis of odontometric data. These data are derived from the mesiodistal and buccolingual diameters of 202 Lengua Indians of Paraguay (100 males, 102 females), 125 Caucasoid schoolchildren (59 male, 66 female), and 206 Negroes (106 male, 100 female). Multivariate intergroup discrimination is effected by means of canonical and stepwise discriminant analysis, whilst allocation is evaluated by… CONTINUE READING