Academic Catalog

BIOL517 NUMERICAL TAXONOMY

Course Code: 2380517
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Biology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. CEMAL CAN BLGN
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Aims and principles of numerical taxonomy. The choice and definition of taxonomic characters. The estimation of taxonomic resemblance between organisms and the clustering of organisms into taxa on the basis of these resemblance. A survey of the application of numerical taxonomy to fields other than biological systematic.(R)*