[MORPHMET] Updated list of references on Arthropoda morphometrics

2014-08-08 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Dear ALL, I am taking this opportunity of unveiling the new Morphometrics discussion list to announce that an updated list of the bibliographic database on arthropods is available for browsing and downloading from the MorphoLib website (http://morpholib.eu.pn). This specific list is compiled and

Re: [MORPHMET] Re: Updated list of references on Arthropoda morphometrics

2014-08-08 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Dennis, Thank you very much! BTW Congratulations for the new Morpheus, which looks great! Cheers, 2014-08-08 14:25 GMT-03:00 dslice dsl...@morphometrics.org: I have added the link to this to the Other Online Morphometric Resources section at www.morphometrics.org -ds On Friday, August 8,

Re: [MORPHMET] Morphometric and leaf ontogeny

2014-08-24 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Hi, Visit the MorphoLib website (http://morpholib.eu.pn/), a list of references on leaf morphometrics is now available there. Hope this helps. Cheers, 2014-08-24 3:42 GMT-03:00 d...@walla.co.il d...@walla.co.il: Dear All, I am looking for papers on morphometric and leaf ontogeny, does any

[MORPHMET] MorphoLib updates

2014-09-03 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Dear ALL, This is to announce the availability of updates to the Morphometrics Library at http://morpholib.eu.pn A new section on Links has been added, with a (non-exaustive!) list of websites on morphometrics. An entirely new list of bibliographic references, on plant geometric morphometrics,

[MORPHMET] MorphoLib access problems

2014-09-04 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Dear ALL, A few visitors have reported that they have not been able to access the MorphoLib website at http://morpholib.eu.pn, even suggesting that the URL may not be valid. In fact, it is. What seems to happen is that some people maybe behind a firewell that prevents access to websites with

Re: [MORPHMET] Recent site outage

2014-09-11 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Dear Management, Here, I have been able to access Morphometrics.org without any trouble. Hope this helps. Cheers, 2014-09-11 18:19 GMT-03:00 MORPHMET morphmet@morphometrics.org: Yesterday, the website and MORPHMET went down. The reason was that I asked to cancel account with the original

[MORPHMET] New version of The Morphometrics Library website

2014-09-30 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Dear ALL, Just as Microsoft announced the shift from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 (a giant leap for mankind, no doubt!), I am pleased to announce that a new and improved version of The Morphometrics Library (MorphoLib) website is now available from http://morpholib.eu.pn/ All materials from the

[MORPHMET] A question about PCA in geomorph

2015-04-11 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Dear ALL, I have a number of questions about the geomorph R package, that I will post here in separate messages. First one concerns Principal Components Analysis, using the plotTangentSpace routine. It requires a 3D matrix as argument, however my data (on fishes) are 2D and I could not figure

Re: [MORPHMET] A question about PCA in geomorph

2015-04-12 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
12, 2015, Mauro Cavalcanti mauro...@gmail.com wrote: Dear ALL, I have a number of questions about the geomorph R package, that I will post here in separate messages. First one concerns Principal Components Analysis, using the plotTangentSpace routine. It requires a 3D matrix as argument

Re: [MORPHMET] A question about PCA in geomorph

2015-04-12 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
arrayspecs to make it a 3D array. Emma On Sunday, April 12, 2015, Mauro Cavalcanti mauro...@gmail.com wrote: Dear ALL, I have a number of questions about the geomorph R package, that I will post here in separate messages. First one concerns Principal Components Analysis, using

Re: [MORPHMET] Problem with tpsRelw v1.56

2015-06-20 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
with a problem as i cannot get it to fail on any of my computers using win7 or win8.1. --- F. James Rohlf Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Ecology Evolution Research Professor, Anthropology Stony Brook University Original message From: Mauro Cavalcanti mauro

Re: [MORPHMET] Question about tpsSmall

2015-06-17 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Zakia, The small in tpsSmall does not refer to sample size, but to the amount of variation in shape in a data set, in order to check if said variation is small enough to allow performing statistical analyses of the data in the linear tangent approximation of Kendall's shape space. I find tpsSmall

[MORPHMET] Problem with tpsRelw v1.56

2015-06-17 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
and Settings\Mauro Cavalcanti\tps\tpsRelw.ini. This means that I cannot exit the program except by killing the running process using Windows task manager. I do not have such problem with any other program in the tpsSeries, installed on the same machine. Any hints? Best regards, -- Dr. Mauro J

Re: [MORPHMET] Re: Using ImageJ for digitizing on Mac OS X

2015-06-15 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Dear Emma, Thanks, very helpful indeed. Best regards, 2015-06-15 18:56 GMT-03:00 Emma Sherratt emma.sherr...@gmail.com: Dear Edouard, You can find a comprehensive guide by David Polly here: http://www.indiana.edu/~g562/Handouts/Collecting%20Landmarks.pdf And a few tips on digitizing 2D

Re: [MORPHMET] tpsUtil update 1.63

2015-09-08 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Jim, This looks really great. tpsUtil is truly *useful*. Best regards, 2015-09-08 12:49 GMT-03:00 F. James Rohlf : > I have just uploaded tpsUtil 1.63 to the life.bio.sunysb.edu/morph > server. It adds a feature recently suggested by Andrea Cardini. There is > now

[MORPHMET] Complaints about 'geomorph' R package

2015-12-16 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Dear members of the R geomorph Development Team, As you surely know, I am a big fan of the 'geomorph' R package, which I have been using since its inception (as part of a larger personal move to do every possible analysis, morphometric or not, using R). Several times, I have provided tentative

[MORPHMET] Yet another sequel to complaints about 'geomorph' R package

2015-12-16 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Dear members of the geomorph R package Development Team, I at least have been able to track down the "missing library" error when attempting to install even previous versions of geopmorph. It turns out that geomorph depends upon a package called 'phangorn' -- which has just been updated to make

[MORPHMET] A sequel to complaints about 'geomorph' R package

2015-12-16 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Dear members of the geomorph R package Development Team, After posting my complaints about the current problems in the geomorph R package I have just stumbled upon, I have been able to at least find a workaround to the annoying message about the missing "Biostrings" package. I found out that

Re: [MORPHMET] Crowdsourced GM Bibliography

2016-03-10 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Dear Robert & ALL, I have, for some years already, keeping lists of GM bibliographies (selected groups of organisms), as part of the MorphoLib project ( http://morpholib.netai.net). All references are ket in downloadable files in BiBTeX format and seachable interfaces are provided (automatically

Re: [MORPHMET] model II regression statistics PAST

2016-03-12 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Patrick, PAST is "free" as in "free beer", not as in *free speech*. It is gratis, but not open. The problem you have is just typical of such black box approach to scientific software development -- since one cannot see the source code, it is not possible to check how this or that algorithm is

Re: [MORPHMET] Measurements to Landmarks

2016-11-09 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Dear Edgar, Back in the 1990's, I have used this procedure to convert several datasets of measurements into landmark coordinates. I used a program which implemented the method devised by Carpenter et al. written in Basic for MS-DOS (a long gone programming language for a long gone operating

Re: [MORPHMET] Digital morphology data survey: ethics on data generation & use

2017-07-28 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Hi, Done! Interesting initiative, hope to see the results of the survey. Best regards, 2017-07-27 22:27 GMT-03:00 Christy Anna Hipsley : > Dear Morphmet Community, > > I kindly ask your help in completing a short survey on trends in digital > morphology data generation

Re: [MORPHMET] Copy of TPS files with 'include path'

2017-05-14 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Gabriel, TPS files are regular text files with data structured in a certain way. Just open your TPS file in a plain text editor (Notepad++ is a good choice) and fix the paths manually using the regular search-and-replace facility. Hope this helps. Salud! -- Dr. Mauro J. Cavalcanti E-mail:

Re: [MORPHMET] Phylogenetic tree in MorphoJ-regrading

2019-01-28 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Arvind, The NEXUS format is used to represent phylogenetic trees, on which MorphoJ will map your shapes. You don't prepare 2D data in NEXUS format, as the software does not compute phylogenetic trees itself, See the MorphoJ documentation (

Re: [MORPHMET] new paper: elephant seal nose-metrics

2019-03-19 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
Dear Andrea, Absolutely fascinating! Well, although not using GM methods, the book by William B. Evans & Alexey V. Yablokov, "Noninvasive Study of Mammalian Populations" (Sofia/Moscow: Pensoft, 2004) provides a lot of interesting ideas and insights on the use of analytical techniques for living,

Re: [MORPHMET] Dennis Slice

2019-06-15 Thread Mauro Cavalcanti
What a tragic loss! I will ever miss his superb contributions to morphometrics, as well as his nice sense of humour. Em sáb, 15 de jun de 2019 às 11:55, mitte...@univie.ac.at < mitte...@univie.ac.at> escreveu: > Dear subscribers to morphmet, > > With the deepest grief we must inform