houmousr: Morphometric data set

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Morphometric data set


Morphometric data set describing the shape of the first upper molar in populations of the Western European house mouse (Mus musculus domesticus)




houmousr is a list with 2 components.


is a data frame with 214 rows (mice) and 128 morphometric variables.


is a factor giving the sampling location of the 214 mice.


The rows of houmousr$dfcc correspond to 214 mice sampled in five locations in France and Italy. The 128 columns are 128 aligned coordinates describing the shape of the occlusal surface of the first upper molar (UM1).

houmousr$faccc is a factor giving the location where mice were sampled: Montpellier, Frontignan, Gardouch (South of France), Lombardy (Northern Italy), and Corsica.


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fac1 <- houmousr$faccc
df1 <- houmousr$dfcc
nf1 <- nlevels(fac1) - 1
# Compute PCA 
pca1 <- dudi.pca(df1, scale = FALSE, scannf = FALSE, nf = nf1)
# Compute BGA
bca1 <- bca(pca1, fac1, scannf = FALSE, nf = nf1)
if(adegraphicsLoaded()) {
	s.class(bca1$ls, fac1, starSize = 0, chullSize = 1, ellipseSize = 0, ppoint.cex = 0,
	plabel.cex = 0, plegend.drawKey = FALSE, col = TRUE)
	s.class(bca1$ls, fac1, starSize = 1, ellipseSize = 0, col = TRUE, add = T)                                                           
} else {
	col1 <- c("#E41A1C", "#377EB8", "#4DAF4A", "#984EA3", "#FF7F00")
	s.class(bca1$ls, fac1, cstar = 1, cellipse = 0, col = col1)
	s.chull(bca1$ls, fac1, optchull = 1, add.plot = TRUE, col = col1)
## Not run: 
# Compute cross-validated coordinates
xbca1 <- loocv(bca1)
## End(Not run)

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