Curso de análisis cuantitativo de datos biológicos

A course on quantitative analysis of biological data


Posgrado en Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

January 7-11, 2008


Pierre Legendre

Université de Montréal


This page contains links to various documents and programs that will be used during the course

Course outline, México 2008


Documents in PDF format

January 7

"Algebra of Principal Component and Correspondence Analyses" (Teaching document)

"From classical to canonical ordination" (Chapter)

"Contingency table analysis" (Teaching document)

"Ecologically meaningful transformations for ordination of species data" (Article)

"Ordination methods for community composition data tables" (Figure)

January 8

"Is Miss America an undernourished role model?" (Article)

"Multiple regression: computing the parameters by matrix inversion" (Teaching document)

"R-square, adjusted R-square" (Chapter extract)

"Polynomial regression, trend surface analysis" (Teaching document)

"Partial linear regression and variation partitioning" (Chapter extract)

"Multiple regression with permutation test" (R function)

January 9

"Statistical tests, permutation tests" (Chapter extract)

"Permutation test summary" (Classroom notes)

"Canonical analysis" (Classroom notes)

"Response of 20 native tree species..." (Article)

"Distance-based redundancy analysis..." (Article)

January 10

"Origin of spatial structures" (Classroom notes)

"Spatial structure functions: correlograms, variograms" (Chapter extract)

"Variation partitioning and PCNM analysis" (Print of a PowerPoint presentation)

"Dissecting the spatial structure of ecological data at multiple scales" (Article)

"Modelling directional spatial processes in ecological data" (Article manuscript)

January 11

"Cartographic interpolation, kriging" (Chapter extract)

"A balanced view of scale in spatial statistical analysis" (Article)

"Analyzing beta diversity: partitioning the spatial variation of community composition data" (Article)

Other documents

(There is nothing in this section at the moment)


Practicals in R

Practicals last updated April 16, 2009

Folder containing practicals using the R statistical language


Programs and PDF reprints from the lab of Pierre Legendre