Re: [MORPHMET] fitting lines to allometric plots?

2016-12-20 Thread Emma Sherratt
Hi Christy, I think the "PredLine" functionality of *geomorph's* procD.allometry() function, following the Adams & Nistri 2010 BMC paper is a safer approach. We have to remember we are dealing with multivariate data here and a multivariate regression where the Y axis is a univariate summary, and

[MORPHMET] fitting lines to allometric plots?

2016-12-20 Thread Christy Hipsley
Hi all, This is a fairly simple question, but one that I am unsure of - is it appropriate to fit lines to plots of allometric scores, for example regression score or common allometric component (CAC) vs size, or the first residual shape component (RSC) vs CAC? If the scores represent