Data for Chapter 3 — Describing data

Here are the data sets used in Chapter 3 of the 2nd edition of The Analysis of Biological Data in .csv (comma-separated) format.


Example 3.1. Gliding snakes
Socha, J. J. 2002. Nature 418: 603-604.

Table 3.1-2: Criminal convictions
Farrington, D. P. 1994. Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development [Great Britain], 1961-1981. 2nd ICPSR ed. Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, Ann Arbor, MI.

Example 3.2. Amputated spiders
Ramos, M., D. J. Irschick, and T. E. Christenson. 2004. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 101: 4883–4887.

Example 3.3. Stickleback lateral plates
Colosimo, P. F., C. L. Peichel, K. Nereng, B. K. Blackman, M. D. Shapiro, D. Schluter, and D. M. Kingsley. 2004. PLOS Biology 2: 635–641.


Problem 03.01. Systolic blood pressure

Problem 03.02. Systolic blood pressure, larger sample

Problem 03.06. Kenya finches
Schluter, D. 1988. Ecological Monographs 58: 229-249.

Problem 03.09. Rigor mortis
Pounder, D. J. 1995. Postmortem changes and time of death. University of Dundee.

Problem 03.14. Vasopressin voles
inferred from Lim, M. M., et al. 2004. Nature 429:754-757.

Problem 03.15. Diet breadth El Verde
Waide R. B., and W. B. Reagan, eds. 1996. The food web of a tropical rainforest. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Problem 03.19. Sparrow reprodution
inferred from Jensen, H., et al. 2004. Journal of Animal Ecology 73: 599-611.

Problem 03.21. Yeast mutant growth rate
Steinmetz, L. M., et al. 2002. Nature Genetics 1:400-404.

Problem 03.22. Zebra fish boldness
Norton, W. H. J., et al. 2011. Journal of Neuroscience 31:13796-13807.

Problem 03.28. Sea urchin bindin
Palumbi, S. R. 1999. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 96:12632-12637.