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Windows users: after starting R, the package is simply installed
using the menu option * Packages -> Install Package(s) from CRAN *
and then select * shapes * from the long list of packages.

Other platforms: see below and the R web pages.

A very brief set of examples (text file) is available.

Recent CHANGES

Brief installation instructions: INSTALL

Reference to the methodology: Dryden and Mardia (1998) Statistical shape analysis, Wiley.

Please report any errors to Ian Dryden, University of Nottingham. If you find these routines useful or not then please let me know. Also, acknowledgement of the use of the routines is appreciated, especially by using the reference:

Dryden, I. L. (2015). shapes package. R Foundation for Statistical Computing, Vienna, Austria. Contributed package. Version 1-1.11. URL http://www.R-project.org

@Manual{Dryden-shapes, title = {{\tt shapes} package}, author = {Dryden, I. L.}, organization = {R Foundation for Statistical Computing}, address = {Vienna, Austria}, year = 2015, note = {Contributed package, Version 1.1-11.}, url = {http://www.R-project.org} }

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