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Featured Project

Evolutionary Morphing
David F. Wiley, Nina Amenta, Dan A. Alcantara, Deboshmita Ghosh, Yong J Kil, Eric Delson, Will Harcourt-Smith, F. James Rohlf, Katherine St. John, Bernd Hamann, Ryosuke Motani, Steven Frost, Alfred L. Rosenberger, Lissa Tallman, Todd Disotell, Rob O'Neill

We propose to develop software tools for the analysis, interpretation and visualization of three-dimensional shape data from living and extinct organisms, using the statistical framework of geometric morphometics. While this software will be widely useful in biology and paleontology, we plan to focus our work by concentrating on one significant problem: incorporating fossils into evolutionary trees. Evolutionary trees for groups of living ... [more]