SOCPROG programs: analysing animal social structures

  title={SOCPROG programs: analysing animal social structures},
  author={Hal Whitehead},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  • H. Whitehead
  • Published 16 January 2009
  • Psychology
  • Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
SOCPROG is a set of programs which analyses data on animal associations. [] Key Method SOCPROG can analyse data sets including 1,000 or more individuals. Association matrices are displayed using sociograms, principal coordinates analysis, multidimensional scaling and cluster analyses. Permutation tests, Mantel and related tests and matrix correlation methods examine hypotheses about preferred associations among individuals and classes of individual.

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