[MORPHMET] old/new publication

2014-09-22 Thread Paolo Piras
I just write to signal that this paper just came out. Paolo PIRAS, Angela D. BUSCALIONI, Luciano TERESI, Pasquale RAIA, Gabriele SANSALONE, Tassos KOTSAKIS and Jorge CUBO. Morphological integration and functional modularity in the crocodilian skull​. 2014. INTEGRATIVE ZOOLOGY Volume 9, Issue 4

[MORPHMET] Re: Software for generating centreline

2014-11-10 Thread Paolo Piras
Maybe FIJI? http://fiji.sc/Fiji Il giorno lunedì 10 novembre 2014 20:45:56 UTC+1, Blake Dickson ha scritto: Hi everyone, I am looking for software that can find and generate the centreline of a relatively curvy lumen in 3D. I am using Mimics to create an endocast and exporting in

[MORPHMET] HUMAN MOVEMENT

2015-01-21 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi folks, I write you in order if someone knows the existence of some free to download database of anatomically homologous landmarks-based human movement data(i.e. gait). Thanks in advance paolo piras -- MORPHMET may be accessed via its webpage at http://www.morphometrics.org

Re: [MORPHMET] Abridged summary of morp...@morphometrics.org - 1 update in 1 topic

2015-01-29 Thread Paolo Piras
Dear Rollo, thankyou very much for your message; actually these data are very close to what I was looking for and surely I will play with them. best regards paolo piras Il giorno giovedì 29 gennaio 2015 15:54:02 UTC+1, Rollo Moore ha scritto: I don't know if this meets your needs

[MORPHMET] New pubs on deformation

2015-04-17 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi folks I would like to signal this contribution just published A New 4D Trajectory-Based Approach Unveils Abnormal LV Revolution Dynamics in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Andrea Madeo, Paolo Piras, Federica Re, Stefano Gabriele, Paola Nardinocchi, Luciano Teresi, Concetta Torromeo, Claudia

Re: [MORPHMET] Suggestions for geomorph

2015-06-18 Thread Paolo Piras
http://home.uchicago.edu/~aolsen/software.shtml Is awesome! Thanks for sharing! Paolo 2015-06-09 11:51 GMT+02:00 Vincent Bonhomme bonhomme.vinc...@gmail.com: Hi Mauro and all, StereoMorph http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/StereoMorph/index.html is a brand new alternative,

[MORPHMET] R functions and working examples Varano et al., 2015

2015-10-12 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi folks, given that I received many requests for R functions associated to Varano, V., Gabriele, S., Teresi, L., Dryden, I., Puddu, P., Torromeo, C., & Piras, P. 2015. Comparing shape trajectories of biological soft tissues in the size-and-shape space. In Biomat 2014: International Symposium on

[MORPHMET] new publication

2015-09-17 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi folks, This new publication is available as online early view Maiorino, L., Farke, A. A., Kotsakis, T., Teresi, L. and Piras, P. (2015), Variation in the shape and mechanical performance of the lower jaws in ceratopsid dinosaurs (Ornithischia, Ceratopsia). Journal of Anatomy. doi:

[MORPHMET] New contribution aimed at studying morphological trajectories

2015-09-28 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi folks, I signal you this new contribution presenting a new 2D explicit formula for Parallel Transport in the Size and Shape Space for the analysis of morphological trajectories. Varano, V., Gabriele, S., Teresi, L., Dryden, I., Puddu, P., Torromeo, C., & Piras, P. 2015. Comparing shape

[MORPHMET] New pub Geometric Morphometrics in cardiology

2016-01-19 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi folks, for those that could be interested I signal this publication *Piras P.*, Teresi L., Gabriele S., Evangelista A., Esposito G., Varano V., Torromeo C., Nardinocchi P. & Puddu P.E. (2016) - Systo–diastolic LV shape analysis by geometric morphometrics and parallel transport highly

Re: [MORPHMET] testing for convergence in 3D shape space

2016-01-27 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi! maybe these are inherent *Piras P.,* Sansalone G., Teresi L., Kotsakis T., Colangelo P. & Loy A. (2012) - Testing convergent and parallel adaptations of talpids humerus mechanical performance by means of Geometric Morphometrics and Finite Element Analysis. *Journal of Morphology*, 273:

[MORPHMET] Nuew pub

2016-04-29 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi folks, I just want to signal you this new pub: Goffredo M., Piras P., Varano V., Gabriele S., D’Anna C., Conforto S. (2016). Shape analysis of bicipital contraction by means of RGB-D Sensor, parallel transport and trajectory analysis. In: Kyriacou, E., Christofides, S., Pattichis, C.S. (Eds.):

[MORPHMET] New pub

2017-02-17 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi folks I would like to signal this new pub that is now on Evolutionary Ecology Research. Maiorino L., Farke A.A., Kotsakis T., Piras P*.* 2017. Macroevolutionary patterns in cranial and lower jaw shape of ceratopsian dinosaurs (Dinosauria, Ornithischia): phylogeny, morphological integration and

[MORPHMET] New publication

2016-10-07 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi folks This new pub just appeared *Piras P.,* Torromeo C., Re F., Evangelista A., Gabriele S., Esposito G., Nardinocchi P., Teresi L., Madeo A., Chialastri C., Schiariti M., Varano V., Uguccioni M., Puddu P.E. (2016). Left Atrial trajectory impairment in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy disclosed by

[MORPHMET] Three blocks PLS

2016-09-29 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi folks, I write you in order to know if someone developed in R the Three blocks PLS approach described in : Bookstein, F. L., Gunz, P., & Ingeborg, H., et al. (2003). Cranial integration in Homo: Singular warps analysis of the midsagittal plane in ontogeny and evolution. Journal of Human

Re: [MORPHMET] Trying to trace a quote

2016-10-19 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi Bill, did you try to google it? It seems it is from John von Neumann https://stevengoddard.wordpress.com/2011/04/18/with-four-parameters-i-can-fit-an-elephant-and-with-five-i-can-make-him-wiggle-his-trunk/ http://www.johndcook.com/blog/2011/06/21/how-to-fit-an-elephant/ ciao paolo 2016-10-19

[MORPHMET] New publication

2017-01-09 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi folks, I write to signal this new publication available as online first Sansalone G., Colangelo P., Kotsakis T., Loy A, Castiglia R., Bannikova A.A., Zemlemerova E.D., Piras P. 2017. Influence of evolutionary allometry on rates of morphological evolution and disparity in strictly subterranean

[MORPHMET] Thematic session VIP image conference

2017-03-01 Thread Paolo Piras
request you to forward this mail to your colleagues, research scholars and students as well as encourage them to participate in the Conference. With our very best regards. Luciano Teresi Valerio Varano Paolo Piras Paolo Emilio Puddu -- MORPHMET may be accessed via its webpage at http

Re: [MORPHMET] Question on Morpho

2017-07-13 Thread Paolo Piras
I think the problem is in the input: 3.30e+08 -1.08e+08 5.22e+08 etc. are very strange coordinates; I suspect some trouble in the csv file with comma symbol (, or .) ... maybe you prepared it with excel? There could be the problem. best paolio 2017-07-13 10:30 GMT+02:00

Re: [MORPHMET] mirror-relabeling R function

2017-07-03 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi Andrea Morpho package does the job: among the othe functions you can find: mirror mirror landmarks or triangular mesh in place mirror.matrix mirror landmarks or triangular mesh in place mirror.mesh3d mirror landmarks or triangular mesh in place mirror2plane mirror points or mesh on an

[MORPHMET] new pub

2017-08-02 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi folks, I would like to signal you this paper where we tried to apply new covariation/disintegration strategies to the interaction between human left atrium and left ventricle All the best Paolo https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-06189-w -- MORPHMET may be accessed via its webpage at

[MORPHMET] New pub

2017-12-07 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi folks, I write to inform you about this new pub Profico A., *Piras P.*, Buzi C., Di Vincenzo F., Lattarini F., Melchionna M.A., Veneziano A., Raia P., Manzi G. 2017. The evolution of cranial base and face in Cercopithecoidea and Hominoidea: modularity and morphological integration. *American

[MORPHMET] New pub

2018-02-02 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi folks, I signal this new article that is in "online first" in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. We analyzed mandible's phenotypes and extinction rates starting from a new composite phylogeny that is an update of a previous effort (Piras et al 2013) and that includes 157 valid

[MORPHMET] New Pub

2018-01-24 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi folks, I would like to alert you about this new pub Maiorino, L., Farke, A.A., Kotsakis, T., Raia, P., Piras, P. 2018. Who is the most stressed? Morphological disparity and mechanical behavior of the feeding apparatus of ceratopsian dinosaurs (Ornithischia, Marginocephalia). Cretaceous

[MORPHMET] New pub

2018-03-08 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi folks, I want to signal you this new publication that just came out. There we present a complete theory about the threefold decomposition of deformation (homothetic, affine and non affine components) as well as new methods to perform it in the Thin Plate Spline space (Varano et al 2017).

Re: [MORPHMET] digitizing very variable leaves

2018-03-15 Thread Paolo Piras
Hi Tina, if your colleagues are interested in the complexity of the leaves shapes more than in shape itself, it could be useful to compute the fractal dimension of the outlines of the leaves; it is very easy and it does not inform you about shape differences but about the "complexity" of the

Re: [MORPHMET] digitizing very variable leaves

2018-03-15 Thread Paolo Piras
R. > > Tina > > > > *From:* Paolo Piras [mailto:paolopir...@gmail.com] > *Sent:* Thursday, March 15, 2018 2:14 PM > *To:* Carmelo Fruciano > *Cc:* MORPHMET > *Subject:* Re: [MORPHMET] digitizing very variable leaves > > > > Hi Tina, > > if your colleagues are i

Re: [MORPHMET] Dennis Slice

2019-06-18 Thread Paolo Piras
Dear friends, I want to join all of you in expressing my condolences for Dennis loss. My grief goes to his family, friends and students. I knew him in Isernia about ten years ago and I had the chance to speak with him not only about morphometrics or science in general but also about a great