Investigation into the usability of geometric morphometric analysis in assessment of sexual dimorphism.

@article{Pretorius2006InvestigationIT,
  title={Investigation into the usability of geometric morphometric analysis in assessment of sexual dimorphism.},
  author={E. Pretorius and M. Steyn and Y. Scholtz},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={2006},
  volume={129 1},
  pages={
          64-70
        }
}
Understanding sexual dimorphism is very important in studies of human evolution and skeletal biology. Sexual dimorphic characteristics can be studied morphologically and metrically, although morphologic studies pose several problems such as difficulties with quantification and interobserver error. Geometric morphometrics is a relatively new method that allows better assessment of morphologic characteristics. This paper aims to investigate the usability of this method by assessing three… Expand
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