Other Resources

Please feel free to download the following excel sheets for macromorphoscopic trait analyses.

Optimized Summed Squared Attributes

This form conducts a binary ancestry classification (American White or American Black) using 6 MMS traits.

HefnerNonMetricAncestry-OSSA2pointO

Naive Bayesian Classifier

This excel worksheet was developed by Dr. Nicholas Herrmann. This sheet performs two Bayesian classifiers: 1) European American, African American, and Asian American, and 2) European American, African American, and American Indian. Posterior probabilities for each group are provided based on 10 MMS trait.

Hefner_Naive_Bayesian_Classifier_Template_2015