IC: Indice di Carenatura

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) Examples

Description

This basic function returns a ratio between either length or width (choosing the smaller one) and thickness of an artefact, to be used for defining how carinated it is.

It is expected that the values are provided in millimeters (mm): if your original data use other units, please convert them to millimeters beforehand.

Usage

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IC(length, width, thickness)

Arguments

length
width
thickness

Value

The function returns the Carination Index (Indice di Carenatura), an absolute ratio between either length or width (the smaller) and thickness of the lithic tool.

Author(s)

Stefano Costa <[email protected]>

Examples

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## The function is currently defined as
function(length, width, thickness) {
lw <- max(length, width)
ic <- lw / thickness
ic
  }

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