robustus: Australopithecus robustus molar size

Description Usage Format Source References Examples

Description

Australopithecus robustus are early hominids from Africa. The molar size is assumed to be larger in males than female, these data can therefore be used with a mixture model in a study on sexual dimorphism.

Usage

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Format

'robustus' is a vector with 36 observations on the breadth (mm) of the lower first molar of Australopithecus robustus.

Source

Dong, Z. (1996) Looking into Peking Man's subsistence - a taphonomic analysis of the middle pleistocene Homo erectus site in China. Unpublished PhD thesis, Department of Anthropology, Indiana University

References

Flury, B.D. (1997) A First Course in Multivariate Statistics, New York: Springer

Examples

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data(robustus)
## Not run: 
hist(robustus, breaks =11, main = "Molar breadth")
## End(Not run)

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