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Principles of numerical taxonomy

Robert R. Sokal

Principles of numerical taxonomy

by Robert R. Sokal

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Published by W. H. Freeman in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Numerical taxonomy

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [320]-338.

    Statement[by] Robert R. Sokal [and] Peter H. A. Sneath.
    SeriesA Series of books in biology
    ContributionsSneath, P. H. A. 1923-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH83 .S6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 359 p.
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5882518M
    LC Control Number63013914

    Numerical taxonomy is a system of grouping of species by numerical methods based on their character states. It was first initiated by Peter et al. Before going further I would like to clear the difference between two common terms, namely, “Classification” & “Identification”. In biology, taxonomy (from Ancient Greek τάξις (), meaning 'arrangement', and -νομία (), meaning 'method') is the science of naming, defining (circumscribing) and classifying groups of biological organisms on the basis of shared characteristics. Organisms are grouped together into taxa (singular: taxon) and these groups are given a taxonomic rank; groups of a given rank can be.

    Q. Principles of Numerical Taxonomy? Numerical taxonomy is based on the following 7 principles. 1) The greater the content of information in the taxa of a classification is and the more characters on which it is based, the better a given classification will be. 2) Every character is . Buy Principles of Numerical Taxonomy by Robert R. Sokal (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(2).

    Numerical taxonomy was often equated with the phenetic school and the points of view propounded by R. R. Sokal and P. H. A. Sneath ]] in their book Principles of Numerical Taxonomy. Paleontologists, particularly, were in a quandry. This is called “numerical” taxonomy. To make use of the results of chemical analysis or tests of plant-parts and products in study of taxonomy is called Chemotaxonomy. This involves a study of the starch grains and rap-hides, study of plant-products, e.g. alkaloids, resins, etc. and serolo­gical tests.


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