Mantel test (correlation between two distance matrices (in R).)

Description

Performs a Mantel test between two distance matrices.

Usage

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mantel.rtest(m1, m2, nrepet = 99)

Arguments

m1

an object of class dist

m2

an object of class dist

nrepet

the number of permutations

Value

an object of class rtest (randomization tests)

Author(s)

Daniel Chessel
Stéphane Dray stephane.dray@univ-lyon1.fr

References

Mantel, N. (1967) The detection of disease clustering and a generalized regression approach. Cancer Research, 27, 209–220.

Examples

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    data(yanomama)
    gen <- quasieuclid(as.dist(yanomama$gen))
    geo <- quasieuclid(as.dist(yanomama$geo))
    plot(r1 <- mantel.rtest(geo,gen), main = "Mantel's test")
    r1

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