convert continuous characters

Peter Stevens peter.stevens at MOBOT.ORG
Fri Feb 28 14:14:47 CST 2003


>Also:



>Gift, N., & Stevens, P. F. 1997. Vagaries in the delimitation of
>character states in quantitative variation - an experimental study.
>Syst. Bio. 46: 112-125.


Stevens, P. F. 2001. On characters and character states: do
overlapping and non-overlapping variation, morphology and molecules
all yield data of the same value?  Pp. 81-105 in Scotland &
Pennington (eds), Homology and Systematics. Taylor and Francis.

>Dear Ingo,
>
>Have a look at:
>- Chappill, J.A. 1989. Quantitative characters in phylogenetic
>analysis. Cladistics 5: 217-234.
>- Chu, P. 2002. A Morphological Test of the Monophyly of the Cardueline
>Finches (Aves: Fringillidae, Carduelinae). Cladistics 18: 279-312.
>- Thiele, K. 1993. The holy grail of the perfect character: the
>cladistic treatment of morphometric data. Cladistics 9: 275-304.
>- Wiens, J. 2001. Character analysis in morphological phylogenetics:
>problems and solutions. Systematic Biology 50: 689-699.
>
>MorphoCode for coding continuous data:
>http://www.kuleuven.ac.be/bio/sys/mc/
>
>All the best,
>
>peter
>
>Peter Schols
>Laboratory of Plant Systematics - K.U.Leuven
>www.kuleuven.ac.be/bio/sys
>
>Kasteelpark Arenberg 31
>3001 Leuven
>Belgium




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