, Volume 39, Issue 2, pp 123–125 | Cite as

Releve ranking based on a sum of squares criterion

  • Enrico Feoli
  • Laura Feoli Chiapella


When a very large number of phytosociological types have to be compared, a reduction of the number of relevés is desirable. In this paper a method of relevé selection from given phytosociological tables is suggested. The method is based on a sum of squares criterion. The advantage, in comparison with other selection procedures, is that this method provides a means on the basis of which the efficiency of a relevé selection can be objectively measured.


Ranking Relevé Selection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Enrico Feoli
    • 1
  • Laura Feoli Chiapella
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto ed Orto BotanicoUniversità degli StudiTriesteItaly

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