Shape-based Distances Between Bones

Project Summary

Two to three undergraduates joined a research group led by Douglas Boyer and Ingrid Daubechies, with the goal of testing and developing mathematical and statistical methodology for measuring similarities between bones and teeth.

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Year
2015
Contact
Paul Bendich
mathematics
bendich@math.duke.edu

The project will be of clear interest to students from biology, evolutionary anthropology, mathematics and statistics.

People with an interest in data visualization techniques are also encouraged to apply.
The project will run for 9 weeks, from mid-May to late July 2015, and each student will receive a 5,000 stipend as part of the Data+ program.

To apply, please go here:

http://www.mathprograms.org/db/programs/342

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