Resources

Websites
http://life.bio.sunysb.edu/morph/index.html
(a terrific catalogue of downloadable software inc. tps software i.e. tpsSuper, tpsDig2 and tpsRelw, SHAPE, MorphoJ, in addition to software for R and Mathematica)

www.morpho-tools.net
(a suite of tools, written for Mathematica by Jonathan Krieger and Norman MacLeod)

http://www.indiana.edu/~g562/
(a great series of PowerPoints introducing Geometric Morphometrics)

http://www.morphometrics.org/home/morphmet
(MORPHMET mailing list and discussion group)

http://www.inside-r.org/Inside-R
(blogs, packages, graphs, etc)

http://www.palass.org/modules.php?name=palaeo_math
(a series of papers on the different applications of geomorph techniques and case studies).

http://www.transmittingscience.org/
(postgraduate workshops and courses specialising in GMM)

Guides
General
Aitchison, J. (1986). The statistical analysis of compositional data. Chapman and Hall, London.
Alberch, P., Gould, S.J., Oster, G.F., Wake, D.B. (1979). Size and Shape in Ontogeny and Phylogeny. Paleobiology  5(3): 296-317.
Bookstein, F.L. (1978). “The measurement of biological shape and shape change”. Lecture Notes in Biomathematics. 24. Springer Verlag, New York.
Bookstein, F.L. (1986). “Size and shape spaces for landmark data in two dimensions”, Statistical Science 1: 181-242.
Bookstein, F.L. (1989). “Principal warps: thin-plate splines and the decomposition of deformations”, IEEE Transactions Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence 11: 567-585.
Bookstein, F.L. (1991). Morphometric tools for landmark data. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge.
Bookstein, F.L. (1997). “Landmark methods for forms without landmarks: localizing group differences in outline shape”, Medical Image Analysis 1: 225-243.
Bookstein, F.L. (2000). “Creases as local features of deformation grids”, Medical Image Analysis 4: 93-110.
Cardini, A., Loy, A (2001). Virtual Morphology and Evolutionary Morphometrics in the new millennium. Hystrix the Italian Journal of Mammalogy 24(1):1-5.
Costa, L.D.F., and Cesar Jr., R.M. (2001). Shape analysis and classification: theory and practice. Boca Raton, CRC Press.
Dryden, I.L., and Mardia, K.V (1998). Statistical shape analysis. Wiley & Sons, New York.
Elewa, A.M.T. (2010). Morphometrics for Nonmorphometricians. Springer Publishing.
Gero, J. and Mazzullo, J. (1984). “Analysis of artifact shape using Fourier series in close form”, Journal of Field Archaeology 11: 315-322.
Gunz, P. and P. Mitteroecker. (2013). “Semilandmarks: a method for quantifying curves and surfaces”, Hystrix 24:103–109.
Haines, J.A., Crampton, J.S. (2000). Improvements To The Method Of Fourier Shape Analysis As Applied In Morphometric Studies. Palaeontology 43(4):765-783.
Kendall, D.G.D., Carne, B.T.K., Le, H. (1999). Shape and shape theory. Chichester, Wiley.
MacLeod, N. (1999). “Generalizing and extending the eigenshape method of shape space visualization and analysis”, Paleobiology 25(1): 107-138.
MacLeod, N., & Forey, P. L. (Eds.). (2003). Morphology, shape and phylogeny. CRC Press.
Marcus, L.F. (1990). “Traditional morphometrics” in Rohlf, F.J. and Bookstein, F.L. (Eds.) Proceedings of the Michigan morphometrics workshop, Special Publication Number 2. The University of Michigan Museum of Zoology. Ann Arbor. Michigan. pp. 77-122.
Mosimann, J.E. (1970). “Size Allometry: Size and Shape Variables with Characterizations of the Lognormal and Generalized Gamma Distributions,” Journal of the American Statistical Association, 65: 930- 945.
Polly, P.D., Lawing, A.M. (2009). “Geometric morphometrics: recent applications to the study of evolution and development.” Journal of Zoology. 280:1-7.
Richtsmeier, J.T., Deleon, V.B., Lele, S.R (2002). “The Promise of Geometric Morphometrics.” Yearbook of Physical Anthropology 45:63-91.
Rohlf, J.F. (1986). “Relationships Among Eigenshape Analysis, Fourier Analysis, and Analysis of Coordinates.” Mathematical Geology 18(8):845-854.
Rohlf, F. J. (1990). “Morphometrics”, Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, 299-316.
Rohlf, F.J. (1993). “Relative warp analysis and an example of its application to mosquito wings”, in Marcus, L.F. et al. (Eds.) Contributions to morphometrics. Museo nacional de ciencias naturales, Madrid. pp. 131-159.
Rohlf, F.J (2002). “Geometric morphometrics and phylogeny”, in MacLeod, N and Forey, P.L (Eds.) Morphology, shape and phylogeny. Systematics association special volume series 64, Taylor and Francis, London. pp. 175-193.
Shennan, S. (1997). Quantifying Archaeology. Edinburgh University Press.
Slice, D.E. (2007). Geometric Morphometrics. Annual Review Anthropology 36:261-2681.
Strauss, R.E. Atanassov, M.N. (2006). Determining best complete subsets of specimens and characters for multivariate morphometric studies in the presence of large amounts of missing data. Biological Journal of Linnean Society 88: 309-328.
Thompson, W., D. (1942). On Growth and Form. Cambridge University Press.
Zahn, C.T. and Roskies, R.Z. (1972). “Fourier descriptors for plane closed curves”, IEEE Transactions on Computers, C-21: 269–281
Zelditch, M.L., Swiderski, D.L. Sheets, D.H., Fink, W.L. (2004). Geometric Morphometrics For Biologists: A Primer. Elsevier Academic Press.

History
Adams, D.C., Rohlf, F., J., Slice, D.,E. (2004). Geometric morphometrics: ten years of progress following the ‘revolution’. Italian Journal of Zoology 71: 5-16.
Bookstein, F.L. (1998). “A hundred years of morphometrics”, Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 44: 7-59.
Reyment, R.A. (2010). “Morphometrics: An Historical Essay”, in Elewa, A.M.T. (Ed.) Morphometrics for Nonmorphometricians. Springer Publishing.
Rohlf, J.F., Bookstein, F.L. (1990). Proceedings of the Michigan Morphometrics Workshop. Special Publication Number 2. The University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.

Software guides
Adams, D.C., Otᾱrola-Castillo, E. (2013). “Geomorph: an R package for the collection and analysis of geometric morphometric shape data.” Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4: 393-399.
Adams, D., Collyer, M., Sherratt, E. (2015). Geometric Morphometric Analyses of 2D/3D Landmark Data (2.1.5). http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/geomorph/geomorph.pdf
Claude, J. (2008). Morphometrics with R. Springer Science & Business Media.
Crampton, J.S. and Haines, A.J. (1996). “Users’ manual for programs HANGLE, HMATCH, and HCURVE for the Fourier shapeanalysis of two-dimensionsal outlines”, Science Report of the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences 96 (37): 1-28.
Hammer, Ø. and Harper, D.A.T. (2006). Paleontological Data Analysis. Blackwell Publishing, Malden.
Hammer, Ø., Harper, D.A.T. and Ryan, P.D. (2001). “PAST: Paleontological statistics package for education and data analysis” Palaeontologia Electronica 4(1): 9.
Polly, D.P.(2012). “Geometric Morphometrics for Mathematica User’s Guide Version 9.”  http://mypage.iu.edu/~pdpolly/
Schutz, H., Krieger, J. (2007). “Guide to geometric morphometrics.” Verson 0.4. http://www.morpho-tools.net/softwareguide/GM%20guide%20v4%20OLs.pdf
Zelditch, M.L., Swiderski, D.L., Sheets, H.D. (2012). “A Practical Companion to Geometric Morphometrics for Biologists: Running analyses in freely-available software”. http://booksite.elsevier.com/9780123869036/

Videos
https://www.youtube.com/user/anyFishTutorials (an introduction to using tpsRelw and tpsDig2)
https://youtu.be/7WWvImA2QE4  (building Templates in geomorph R)
https://youtu.be/4S8XcMMgUyw (digitsurface in geomorph R)
https://youtu.be/VK6bLbb4ipY (digitize Landmarks in geomorph R)

Blogs
http://www.vincentbonhomme.fr/ (a great blog for morphometrics, R, and the momocs software)
https://crhrarchaeology.wordpress.com/home/morphometrics/ (a great website on the application of GMM  with respect to cultural transmission within Caddo communities and ceramic vessel forms)
http://www.emmasherratt.com/morphometrics (Emma Sherratt’s blog on using the Geomorph R package)

Archaeological examples
Bookstein, F.L., Schäfer, K., Prossinger, P., Seidler, H. Fieder, M. Stringer, C. Weber, G., Arsuaga, J. Slice, D., Rohlf, F.J., Recheis, W., Mariam, A., Marcus, L. (1999). “Comparing frontal cranial profiles in archaic and modern Homo by morphometric analysis”, The Anatomical Record – The New Anatomist 257: 217-224.
Buchanan, B. (2006). “An analysis of Folsom projectile point resharpening using quantitative comparisonsof form and allometry”, Journal of Archaeological Science 33(2): 185–199.
Buchanan, B. and Collard, M. (2010). “A geometric morphometrics-based assessment of blade shape differences among Paleoindian projectile point types from western North America”, Journal of Archaeological Science 37: 350-359.
Buchanan, B., Kilby, J.D., Huckell, B.B., O’Brien, M.J., Collard, M. (2012). “A Morphometric Assessment of the Intended Function of Cached Clovis Points”, PLoS ONE 7(2): e30530.
Cardini, A., Elton, S. (2008). “Does the skull carry a phylogenetic signal? Evolution and modularity in the guenons.” Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 93: 813-834.
Costa, A. (2010). “A Geometric Morphometric Assessment of Plan Shape in Bone and Stone Acheulean Bifaces from the Middle Pleistocene Site of Castel di Guido, Latium, Italy”, in Lycett, S.J. and Chauhan, P.R. (Eds.) New Perspectives on Old Stones: Analytical Approaches to Palaeolithic Technology. pp. 23-41.
Crompton, R.H. and Gowlett, J.A.J. (1993). “Allometry and multidimensional form in Acheulean bifaces from Kilombe, Kenya”, Journal of Human Evolution 25: 175–199.
Eren, M.I. and Lycett, S.J. (2012). ”Why Levallois? A morphometric comparison of experimental ‘preferential’ Levallois flakes versus debitage flakes”, PLoS One 7 (1): e29273.
Frelat, M.A., Katina, S., Weber, G.W., and Bookstein, F.L. (2012). “Technical Note: A Novel Geometric Morphometric Approach to the Study of Long Bone Shape Variation.” American Journal of Physical Anthropology 149:628-688.
Lycett, S.J. (2007). “Is the Soanian Techno-Complex a Mode 1 or Mode 3 phenomenon? A morphometric assessment”, Journal of Archaeological Science 34(9): 1434-1440.
Lycett, S.J. (2008). “Acheulean variation and selection: does handaxe symmetry fit neutral expectations?”, Journal of Archaeological Science 35: 2640-2648.
Lycett, S.J. (2011). “Quantifying Transitions: Morphometric Approaches to Palaeolithic Variability and Technological Change” in Camps, M. and Chauhan, P. (Eds.) Sourcebook of Paleolithic Transitions: Methods, Theories and Interpretations. Springer Publishing. pp. 79-92.
Lycett, S.J., von Cramon-Taubadel, N., and Foley, R.A. (2006). “A Crossbeam Co-ordinate Caliper for the morphometric analysis of lithic nuclei: a description, test and empirical examples of application”, Journal of Archaeological Science 33: 847-861.
Lycett, S.J and von Cramon-Taubadel, N. (2013). “A 3D morphometric analysis of surface geometry in Levallois cores: Patterns of stability and variability across regions and their implications”, Journal of Archaeological Science 40: 1508-1517.
McPherron, S.P. and Dibble, H.L. (1999). “Stone tool analysis using digitized images: examples from the Lower and Middle Paleolithic”, Lithic Technology 24(1): 38–52.
Picin, A., Vaquero, M., Weniger, G-C., Carbonell, E. (2014). “Flake morphologies and patterns of core configuration at the Abric Romaní rock-shelter: A geometric morphometric approach”, Quaternary International 350: 84-93.
Polly, P. D., & MacLeod, N. (2008). “Locomotion in fossil Carnivora: an application of eigensurface analysis for morphometric comparison of 3D surfaces”, Palaeontologia Electronica, 11(2), 10-13.
Rao, C.R. and Suryawanshi, S. (1998). “Statistical analysis of shape through triangulation of landmarks: a study of sexual dimorphism in hominids”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 95: 4121-4125.
Selden Jr., R. Z., Perttula, T.K., O’Brien , M.J. (2014 ).”Advances in Documentation, Digital Curation, Virtual Exhibition, and a Test of 3D Geometric Morphometrics: A Case Study of the Vanderpool Vessels from the Ancestral Caddo Territory”, Advances in Archaeological Practice 2(2):64-79.
Sievwright, H., MacLeod, N. (2012). “Eigensurface analysis, ecology, and modelling of morphological adaptation in the falconiform humerus (Falconiformes: Aves)”, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 165:390-419.
Terhune, C., Cooke, S, B., Laitman, J.T. (2015). “Special Issue: Assessing Function Via Shape: What is the Place of Geometric Morphometrics in Functional Morphology?”, The Anatomical Record 298(1): 1-333.
Wilczek, J., Monna, F., Barral, P., Burlet, L., Chateau, C. and Navarro, N. (2014). “Morphometrics of Second Iron Age ceramics – strengths, weaknesses, and comparison with traditional typology”, Journal of Archaeological Science 50: 39-50.
Wilson, L.A, MacLeod, N., Humphrey, L.T. (2008). “Morphometric Criteria for Sexing Juvenile Human Skeletons Using the Illium.” Journal of Forensic Science 53(2): 269-278.

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