Australopithecus robustus molar size

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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.

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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 Unpublished PhD thesis, Department of Anthropology, Indiana University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

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