[MORPHMET] How to create Group Membership List?

2015-01-28 Thread lv xiao
Dear Morphometrics Wizards, I am using PCAGen8 and I noted that there is a purple push-button named Load Group Membership List in the software. However, I don't know how I can build this Group Membership List at all! I checked CoordGen8_Win but can't find anywhere to generate such a list. Can

[MORPHMET] Re: How to create Group Membership List?

2015-01-28 Thread lv xiao
, in which case you just adjust where your 1 and 2 group memberships go in your list (they may not be sequential in that case, but the program will at least assign them correctly). I hope this was helpful. Gabi On Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 4:50:12 AM UTC-8, lv xiao wrote: Dear

[MORPHMET] Save Procrustes vs Save Procrustes Data, tab delimited, labels and Header

2015-02-11 Thread lv xiao
Dear Morphometrics Wizards, I am using CoordGen8 to perform Procrustes superimposition. My sample size is 20 and there are 19 landmarks for each specimen. May I know the differences between the document saved using Save Procrustes button in the deep blue *Save coordinates* box and the

[MORPHMET] Re: Save Procrustes vs Save Procrustes Data, tab delimited, labels and Header

2015-03-30 Thread lv xiao
Is anyone willing to help me with the above question? Your help is highly appreciated. Thank you! Patrick On Wednesday, 11 February 2015 16:29:50 UTC+8, lv xiao wrote: Dear Morphometrics Wizards, I am using CoordGen8 to perform Procrustes superimposition. My sample size is 20

[MORPHMET] TMorphGen8 creates one more linear variable than I asked for in the protocol file

2015-04-14 Thread lv xiao
Hi everyone, I am using TMorphGen8 embedded in CoordGen8 to calculate traditional linear measurements. I imported my dataset and then loaded the protocol for linear measurements. ### my protoco l### 1 7 12 2 31 32 3 33 34 ## end of protocol ## The protocol

[MORPHMET] How to cite the companion workbook in scientific publications?

2015-04-27 Thread lv xiao
Dear all, I want to cite the book *A Practical Companion to Geometric Morphometrics for Biologists: Running analyses in freely-available software*. May I know whether I should cite this workbook as a book (but no information on year, pubulisher or place published) or directly refer to the

[MORPHMET] Re: Error message in tpsSUPER

2015-05-14 Thread lv xiao
regards, Patrick WEN On Wednesday, 13 May 2015 23:00:40 UTC+8, lv xiao wrote: Dear Morthometric Wizards, I am using tpsSUPER software to create an average image of my specimens. I imported the TPS file Total.TPS as attached into the software and I was able to obtain the average image. However

Re: [MORPHMET] Re: Error message in tpsSUPER

2015-05-14 Thread lv xiao
-05-14 14:21 GMT+08:00 lv xiao lxia...@gmail.com: Dear all, Thanks to Prof. Rohlf, the problem is now solved. The reason for system crash is because landmark 28 and 29 are identical in position, leading to an infinite amount of bending energy and thus program crash. When one of the landmarks

[MORPHMET] Re: TMorphGen8 creates one more linear variable than I asked for in the protocol file

2015-04-14 Thread lv xiao
Dear ALL, Thanks to Prof. Sheets' and Prof. Swiderski's help, I now understand that the 4th column indicates centroid size. Best regards, Patrick On Tuesday, 14 April 2015 15:41:01 UTC+8, lv xiao wrote: Hi everyone, I am using TMorphGen8 embedded in CoordGen8 to calculate traditional

[MORPHMET] Re: Predict shape for a specific value of the predictor using IMP Regress8

2015-05-17 Thread lv xiao
, Patrick On Friday, 15 May 2015 00:13:45 UTC+8, lv xiao wrote: Dear all, I am regressing shape variable onto one independent variable using IMP Regress8. Apart from this, I wish to predict shape for a specific value of the independent variable. I noted that by choosing *Standardize

[MORPHMET] How to model Shape Changes as the dependent variable for further statistical analysis?

2015-08-19 Thread lv xiao
Dear all, *My example:* I have 150 participants in my sample. At time point 1 (eg., at birth), I collected some background information (including both categorical and continuous variables) from the participants. Images of the participants were taken at time point 2 (eg., 6 months) and time

Re: [MORPHMET] Estimating Ontogenetic Trajectories

2015-08-23 Thread lv xiao
In the botton line of page 53 of Quick Guide to Geomorph v2.1.6 regarding trajectory.analysis (Y ~ cov + A * B), A and B are called factors, which seems to suggest that A and B are categorical variables. Continuous covariates could be included in the formula, but this is only optional. In

[MORPHMET] Re: Cannot load STL file into Landmark Editor software

2016-07-17 Thread lv xiao
Thank you all for your comments. I transformed the .stl file into .ply format in MeshLab and the resulting .ply file was successfully loaded into Landmark Editor! Best regards, Patrick On Monday, 18 July 2016 10:52:49 UTC+8, lv xiao wrote: > > Dear all, > > I have 3D dental model

[MORPHMET] Is it possible to export .stl file to .ply with colors?

2016-09-19 Thread lv xiao
Dear all, I have 3D files in .stl format. I converted these files to .ply file in MeshLab (see figure below, the "Color" item cannot be checked):

[MORPHMET] DA value calculation

2018-01-06 Thread lv xiao
Dear all, Question 1: If I have a set of specimens which are object symmetry, how could I calculate directional asymmetry *(DA) score* for this set of specimen? I noted that after using bilat.symm function in geomorph, DA.component could be extracted, which contains two sets of coordinates. I