Errata for the book "Paleontological Data Analysis"


Unfortunately, a number of errors made it into the book. Most of them are just erroneous section cross-references, but a few (marked with asterisks below) are more serious.

P. 1, first section "an Ordovician brachiopods" -> Ordovician brachiopods
P. 14, fig. 2.3 caption Remove acknowledgment to Smith & Paul l983
*P. 18, fig. 2.7 caption Greek letter mu replaced with number 6, i.e. should be: (a) n=10, mu=47.67, s=5.685. (b) n=100, mu=49.78, s=9.72.
P. 47, fig. 2.23 caption "From Smith and Paul (1985)" -> From Smith and Paul (1983)
P. 50, last line in text "the diversity increases" -> the diversity increase
P. 63, fig. 3.2 caption "co-variance" -> covariance
P. 64, last line "are shown in Fig. 4.25" -> 4.29
*P. 87, last section "in order to maximize variance" -> in order to maximize correlation between factors and variables
P. 99, between equations 4.8 and 4.9 "Now from the matrix" -> Now form the matrix
P. 101, first line "the example used in section 2.5" -> 2.3
P. 104, second line "described in section 2.11" -> 2.9
*P. 109, fig. 4.22 Greek letter Delta missing in figure (OK in caption): Place a Delta in front of the x1, y1, x3 and y3 in the interior of the contour
P. 110, last section "growth stages (section 4.7)" -> 4.6
P. 118, center of page "Bookstein coordinates of section 4.10" -> 4.11
P. 125, last section before Example "contour map (Fig. 4.34)" -> 4.35
P. 132, first line in last section "In section 4.12 we discussed" -> 4.13
*P. 144, equation 4.43 A square root symbol covers the whole fraction. It should only cover the nominator (the whole expression should be the square root of equation 4.42)
P. 146, second paragraph in Example "circular histogram (section A.7)" -> A.9
P. 163, end of paragraph "(see section 5.4)" -> (see Fig. 5.14)
*P. 169, bottom of Example "there exists a no more parsimonious subtree" -> there does not exist a more parsimonious subtree
P. 176, fig. 5.10 caption "ranges in Fig. 5.8" -> 5.9
P. 185, 3-4 lines from bottom "And there many ways" -> And there are many ways
P. 187, line 15 from bottom "rarefaction curves (section 6.5)" -> 6.6
P. 189, center of page (on Fisher's alpha) "(see section 6.4)" -> 6.5
*P. 217, fig 6.16 caption "(c) The cosine distance" -> (c) The cosine similarity
P. 218, center of page "The chi-squared distance, as defined in section 2.16" -> 2.15
P. 221, last paragraph "(section 6.8 and 6.9)" -> 6.9 and 6.10
P. 231, fig. 6.21 caption "Compare with Fig. 6.15" -> 6.19
P. 234, under Example "Smith (1986) referred to these as" -> Smith & Tipper (1986)
P. 235, last paragraph "Let a the mean value" -> Let a be the mean value
*P. 268, eq. 7.11 Integration sign, not hash
P. 272, Example "Fig. 7.1" -> 7.2
P. 278, fig. 7.17 caption "Compare with Figs. 7.10 and 7.13" -> 7.11 and 7.14
*P. 283, fig. 8.2 caption Add acknowledgment: From Marshall (1990)
P. 284, Example "Megistastpis" -> Megistaspis
P. 285, under equation 8.1 "as defined in section 6.5" -> 6.6
P. 286, second to last line "(section 2.16)" -> 2.14
*P. 294, fig. 8.11 Greek letters alpha and beta missing in figure. These should be in front of the ij to the right of the figure, in the same way as the a and b to the left of the figure.
P. 307, last line of second to last paragraph "the below-occurring taxon (Fig. 8.20)" -> 8.21
*A list of figure acknowledgements should be added to the end of the book. 

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