LOST includes functions for simulating missing morphometric data randomly, with taxonomic bias and with anatomical bias as described by Brown et al. In Press. This package also includes functions for estimating missing morphometric data based on regression analysis and a function for checking the percentage of missing data in a matrix.
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J. Arbour and C. Brown
Arbour, J. and Brown, C. In Press. Incomplete specimens in Geometric Morphometric Analyses. Methods in Ecology and Evolution
Brown, C., Arbour, J. and Jackson, D. 2012. Testing of the Effect of Missing Data Estimation and Distribution in Morphometric Multivariate Data Analyses. Systematic Biology 61(6):941-954.