Statistical analysis of shape of objects based on landmark data.

@article{Rao1996StatisticalAO,
  title={Statistical analysis of shape of objects based on landmark data.},
  author={C. Raghavendra Rao and Shalini Suryawanshi},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={1996},
  volume={93 22},
  pages={12132-6}
}
Two objects with homologous landmarks are said to be of the same shape if the configurations of landmarks of one object can be exactly matched with that of the other by translation, rotation/reflection, and scaling. The observations on an object are coordinates of its landmarks with reference to a set of orthogonal coordinate axes in an appropriate… CONTINUE READING