Cranial nonmetric traits ancestry estimation

Reference data:

Hefner, JT. 2009. Cranial Nonmetric Variation and Estimating Ancestry. Journal of Forensic Sciences. Vol 54, No. 5

Classification Model:

Simple Bayesian Classifier (Conditional Independence).

App Development:

Morphoscopic Traits


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