Phylogenetic Ridge Regression Methods for Comparative Studies

Functions for phylogenetic analysis (Castiglione et al, 2018 ). The functions perform the estimation of phenotypic evolutionary rates, identification of phenotypic evolutionary rate shifts, quantification of direction and size of evolutionary change in multivariate traits, the computation of ontogenetic shape vectors and test for morphological convergence.


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2.5.8 by Pasquale Raia, a month ago

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Authors: Pasquale Raia , Silvia Castiglione , Carmela Serio , Alessandro Mondanaro , Marina Melchionna , Mirko Di Febbraro , Antonio Profico , Francesco Carotenuto

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-2 license

Imports ape, phytools, geiger, stats4, foreach, doParallel, parallel

Depends on emmeans

Suggests phangorn, rlist, scales, R.utils, cluster, RColorBrewer, nlme, car, smatr, picante, vegan, ddpcr, geomorph, rmarkdown, knitr, kableExtra, plotrix, pdftools, rgl, mvMORPH, ggplot2, qpdf, inflection, Rvcg, Morpho, evolqg, manipulate, webshot2, markdown

See at CRAN