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Spatial Approaches to Assignment

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This chapter introduces the spatial approaches which are used to determine the likely geographic origins of humans and animals and which in turn are used to understand mobility and migration. Two approaches are outlined – the first based on the calculation of residuals, and the second based on Bayesian statistics and maximum likelihood estimation. Both approaches compare the observed isotope measurement for an archaeological sample to the expected isotope measurement from baseline data for ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
School of Archaeology
ORCID:
0000-0001-8387-4499

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
School of Archaeology
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Routledge Publisher's website
Host title:
Archaeological Spatial Analysis: A Methodological Guide
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pubs:1010309
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uri:af7c2eee-cab6-4f65-bc1f-aacf4b965a4c
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uuid:af7c2eee-cab6-4f65-bc1f-aacf4b965a4c
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