Vienna MorphoFest 2006, July 11-22, 2006
The Vienna MorphoFest 2006 is organized and hosted by the Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna, and subsidized by the Austrian Ministry of Culture, Science and Education, and the Austrian Council for Science and Technology, and by EVAN: EU FP6 Marie Curie Actions, Human Resource & Mobility Activity.
|Where||Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria|
|Contact Name||Katrin Schaefer, Fred L. Bookstein (organizers)|
|Contact Phone||Phone : +43-1-4277-54701, Fax: +43-1-4277-9547|
|Attendees||People interested in GMM from all over the world., Sorry, registration is closed !!|
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SUMMER SCHOOL, SYMPOSIUM AND WORKSHOP ON GEOMETRIC MORPHOMETRICS
Shared Central Theme: Quantitative morphology and data analysis in three dimensions
MorphoFest Basic design
Summer School in GMM: tutorial and special topics 7/11-15
Symposium, invited lectures, 7/17 – 7/18 morning
Workshop on advanced topics, 7/18 afternoon– 7/22 evening
Fred L. Bookstein, Paul O'Higgins, F. James Rohlf, Dennis E. Slice
Topics of Summer SchoolStandard curriculum weighted to 3D data with some additional special topics such as Ecophenotypy/PLS, components of asymmetry, semilandmarks, and size shape space.
Topics of Symposium
The Tyranny of Three Dimensions
Charles OXNARD, School of Anatomy and Human Biology, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, AUS
Plays well with Figures: the Present State of Morphometrics, with a Guess about the near Future
Fred L. BOOKSTEIN, DoA, Univ Vienna & Dept. of Statistics, Univ of Washington, Seattle, USA
Topometric 3D-metrology: Fundamentals of Operation, and Applications from Arts to Anthropology.
Bernd BREUCKMANN, Breuckmann GmbH, Meersburg, Germany
Morphometrics and Post-Genomic Evolutionary and Developmental Biology
Benedikt HALLGRIMSSON, Dept. of Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Calgary, Canada
Morphometrics and Class Recognition: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats in the 3rd Dimension.
Norman MACLEOD, Palaeontology Dept. Natural History Museum (London), UK
Landmarks: What are they?
Paul O’HIGGINS, Functional Morphology and Evolution Group, Hull York Medical School, UK
Mathematics, Statistics and Explanations in Biology.
Hermann PROSSINGER, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Vienna, Austria
Morphometrics on Phylogenetic Trees
F. James ROHLF, Dept. of Ecology and Evolution, State University of New York, Stony Brook, USA
Topics of Workshop
- Size-shape space
- New morphological distances
- Reconstruction/Missing data
- Quadratic TPS
- Noise models
- Vertebrae/Sequence data
- Theoretical morphology
- Neural nets
- Participant presentations
Software presentations (DAISY, Edgewarp, etc.)
- Hardware presentations (e.g., optical surface scanner, etc.)