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DOCUMENTATION CONTENTS
See alphabetical list of programs

 

1 OVERVIEW OF PROGRAMS

Spatial Analysis

Diversity

Distance

Dating and Demography

Subsurface Testing

Utility Module

 

2 USING TFQA

INSTALLATION

PROGRAM CONVENTIONS

PROGRAMS USING CSV FORMAT

RUNNING PROGRAMS UNDER WINDOWS

SPECIAL ISSUES WITH WINDOWS VISTA

RUNNING PROGRAMS UNDER DOS

 

3 SPATIAL ANALYSIS

CONTIG: Monte Carlo Contiguity Assessment

FISHER: Perform Fisher's Exact Test

GRID: Convert Point Provenience to Grid Count Data

HOA: Compute Hodder and Okell's A and Dispersion Ratio

KMEANS: Nonhierarchical Cluster Analysis

KMPLT: Plot k-means Results on Screen and a Plotter

KOETJE: Cluster Dominance Analysis

LDEN: Local Density Analysis and Neighborhood Composition

LDPLT: Local Density Analysis Plots

NEIG: Nearest Neighbor & Gravity Analysis

RANDPT: Generate Random Point Distributions

 

4 DIVERSITY

BOONE: Boone's Measure of Assemblage Heterogeneity (Homogeneity)

DIVERS: Monte Carlo Diversity/Sample Size Analysis

DIVM: Compute Diversity Measures

DIVPLT: Plot the Results of DIVERS

EvalC: Evaluate Observed Simpson's C Against Samples Drawn from a Population

 

5 DISTANCE

BAYES: Bayesian Methods for Proportions

BINOMIAL: Compute Binomial Probabilities

BRSAMPLE: Brainerd-Robinson Coefficient Differences Due to Sampling Error

CLCA: Complete Linkage Cluster Analysis

DIST: Calculate Similarity and Distance Measures

FORD: Plot a Ford (Battleship Curve) Diagram

MDSCAL: Non-metric Multidimensional Scaling

POISSON: Compute Poisson and Negative Binomial Probabilities

resampleBRED: Estimate Sampling Error for Brainder Robinson & Euclidean Distance Coefficients

TWOWAY: Analysis of 2-Dimensional Contingency Tables

 

6 DATING & DEMOGRAPHY

ARRANGE: Estimate Site Occupation Spans

C14: Graphical Analysis of C14 Samples

DSPLIT: Wilson and Ward Radiocarbon Analysis Program

ROOMACCUM: Demography Simulation

 

7 SUBSURFACE TESTING

PLACESTP: Lay Out a Systematic Sample in a Rectangular Area

STP: Monte Carlo Evaluation of a Subsurface Testing Program

 

8 UTILITY & MISCELLANEOUS

ADF2CSV: Convert Antana Format Files to CSV

ADFUTIL: Antana Data File Utility

CNTCNV: Transform and Aggregate Sparse Count Data Input into Data Matrix

CntEdit: Edits Data Files Formatted for CNTCNV

CntRefmt: Reformat Row-Column-Count Segments of CntCnv Records

CONVSYS: Convert SYSTAT files to Antana Format

HPPLOT: HP7475 Plot Utility

MVC: Extract Fields from Fixed Format Records

SAMPMEAN: Learning About Sampling

SCAT: Screen and Plotter Scatter Plots

SORTLINE: Sort Large Fixed-Format Files

TRIANGLE: Format Triangular Matrix for Printing

UNTAB: Replace Tabs and Unprintable Characters

 

9 BIBLIOGRAPHY



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