05/24/07

 

CURRICULUM VITAE 

  •  PERSONAL  

    Birthplace:
    Marital Status:
    Home address:

     

    Quito, Ecuador
    Married, two children
    7327 De Celis Place
    Van Nuys,
    California 91406
    Telephone:
    FAX:           

    E-mail:
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    1 (818) 781-8499
    1 (818) 781-8499

    plestrel@earthlink.net
    http://www.plestrel.com

     

 
  •  EDUCATION  

    1958
    1961       A. A.
    1964       A. B.
    1966       M. A.
    1975       Ph.D.

    Northrop Aeronautical Institute (Aeronautical Engineering)
    Santa Monica College (Mechanical Engineering)
    University of California at Los Angeles (Anthropology)
    University of California at Los Angeles (Anthropology)
    University of California, at Los Angeles (Physical Anthropology)
    Dissertation: Fourier analysis of size and shape of the human cranium: A longitudinal study from four to eighteen years of age.

  •  POSITIONS HELD

    1962 – 1965
    1965 – 1966
    1967 – 1973
    1973
    1973 – 1975
    1976 – 1988
    1977 – 1981
    1981 – 1996
    1997 – 2000
    1988 – 1989
    2000 –  Present

    MECHANICAL ENGINEER                       
    TEACHING ASSISTANT                           
    INSTRUCTOR, ANTHROPOLOGY         
    LECTURER, ANTHROPOLOGY             
    ASSISTANT PROFESSOR                       
    RESEARCH ANTHROPOLOGIST          
    ADJUNCT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR  
    ADJUNCT ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR  
    ADJUNCT ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR  
    DEAN OF GENERAL STUDIES               
    PROFESSOR, EMERITUS

    Rockwell International (formerly North American Aviation); Los Angeles, Compton and Downey Divisions
    Department of Anthropology, University of California at Los Angeles
    Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, California
    (Extension), University of California at Los Angeles
    Department of Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
    GS-13, Dental Research Unit, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Sepulveda, California
    Orthodontic Section, School of Dentistry, University of California at Los Angeles
    Orthodontic Section, School of Dentistry, University of California at Los Angeles

    Section of Oral Biology, School of Dentistry, University of California at Los Angeles
    Edison Technical College, Northridge, California
     
  • PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

    1968 – 1976
    1968 – 1972
    1967 – 1980
    1965 – 1968
    1970 – 1972
    1972 – 1980
    1971 – Present
    1975 – Present
    1980 – 1983
    1980 – Present
    1980 – Present
    1985 – Present
    2005 – Present

    American Association for the Advancement of Science
    American Institute of Biological Sciences
    Society for the Study of Human Biology
    American Anthropological Association
    Editor - Anthropology UCLA
    Society for Systematic Zoology
    American Association of Physical Anthropologists
    Human Biology Council
    Editorial Board - Human Biology
    American Association for Dental Research
    International Association for Dental Research
    IADR - Craniofacial Biology Group
    Anthropological Society of Nippon

     

     
  •  BOOKS 
     

    1.

    Lestrel, P. E. Fourier Descriptors and their Applications in Biology. New York: Cambridge University Press. 466pp (1997) 

    2.

    Lestrel, P. E. Morphometrics for the Life Sciences. In Recent Advances in Human Biology, C. Oxnard, Series Ed. Singapore: World Scientific. 261pp (2000). 

    3

    Lestrel, P. E. Bernard G. Sarnat: A Life as Plastic Surgeon and Scientist. A biography (in preparation). 

  •  
  •  PUBLISHED PAPERS

    1.

    Lestrel, P. E. On some problems concerning adaptation human populations. Eugen. Quart. (now Soc. Biol.) 15:155-156 (1967).  

    2.

    Lestrel, P. E. Reply to Cracraft's comments. Eugen. Quart. (now Soc. Biol.) 15:300-301 (1967).  

    3.

    Lestrel, P. E. The prevalence of heterozygosity in man. Anthrop.-UCLA 2:48-66 (1970).  

    4.

    Lestrel, P. E. How can we boost IQ and scholastic achievement? (Jensen): Critical assessment. Anthrop.-UCLA 2:48-66 (1970).  

    5.

    Read, D.W., and Lestrel, P. E. Hominid phylogeny and immunology: A critical appraisal. Science 168:578-580 (1970).  

    6.

    Read, D.W., and Lestrel, P. E. Phyletic divergence dates of hominoid primates: A note. Evolution 26:669-670 (1970).  

    7.

    Lestrel, P. E. and Read, D.W. Hominid cranial capacity versus time: A regression approach. J. Hum. Biol. 2:405-415 (1973).  

    8.

    Lestrel, P. E. Fourier analysis of size and shape of the human cranium: A longitudinal study from four to eighteen years of age.
    Doctoral dissertation, University of California at Los Angeles, University Microfilms, Ann Arbor, Michigan (1975).  

    9.

    Lestrel, P. E. Some problems in the assessment of morphological size and shape differences. Yearbook Phys. Anthrop. 18:140-162 (1974).  

    10.

    Lestrel, P. E. Hominid brain size versus time: Revised regression estimates. J. Hum. Evol. 5:207-212 (1975).  

    11.

    Lestrel, P. E. and Brown, H. D. Fourier analysis of adolescent growth in the cranial vault: A longitudinal study. Hum. Biol. 48:517-528 (1976).  

    12.

    Lestrel, P. E. and Roche, A. F. Fourier analysis of the cranium in Trisomy 21. Growth 40:385-398 (1976).  

    13.

    Lestrel, P. E., Kimbel, W. H., Prior, F. W. and Fleischmann, M. L. Size and shape of the hominoid distal femur: Fourier analysis. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop. 46:281-290 (1977).  

    14.

    Parnell, J. N. and Lestrel, P. E. A computer program for fitting irregular two-dimensional forms. Comput. Prog. Biomed. 7:145-161 (1977).  

    15.

    Schulhof, R., Lestrel, P. E., Schuler, R. and Walters, R. The mandibular arch. Part III. Buccal expansion. Angle Orthodont. 48:303-310 (1978).

    16.

    Lestrel, P. E. and Moore, R.N. The cranial base in fetal Macaca nemestrina: A quantitative analysis of size and shape. J. Dent. Res. 57:395-401 (1978).  

    17.

    Lestrel, P. E. and Roche. A. F. The cranial thickness in Down's Syndrome: Fourier analysis.
    Proc. 1st Int. Cong. Auxology
    1:108-118 (1979). Pub. by the Italian Auxologic Center of Piancovallo, Milan.  

    18.

    Lestrel, P. E., Kapur, K.K. and Chauncey, H. H. A cephalometric study of mandibular cortical bone thickness in dentulous persons and denture wearers.
    J. Prosth. Dent.
    43:89-94 (1979).  

    19.

    Lestrel, P. E. A quantitative approach to skeletal morphology: Fourier analysis. Proc. Soc. Photo-Optical Inst. Engrs. (SPIE) 166:80-93 (1980).  

    20.

    Lestrel, P. E. Some problems in morphometrics: The assessment of size and shape differences.
    In
    : The Perception of Evolution: Essays honoring Joseph B. Birdsell. Anthrop.-UCLA 7:133-149 (1981).  

    21.

    Lestrel, P. E. and Sirianni, J.E. The cranial base in Macaca nemestrina: Shape changes during adolescence. Hum. Biol. 54:7-21 (1982).  

    22.

    Oyen, O. and Lestrel, P. E. Stereometric description and analysis of skull growth in P. cynocephalus anubis (olive baboon).
    Proc. Soc. Photo-Optical Inst. Engrs. (SPIE)
    361:330-337 (1983).  

    23.

    Lestrel, P. E. and Roche, A. F. Cranial base shape variation with age: A longitudinal study of shape using Fourier analysis. Hum. Biol. 58:527-540 (1986).  

    24.

    Lestrel, P. E., Kapur, K.K., Garrett, N. R. and Chauncey, H.H. A quantitative analysis to determine age-related changes in the adult cranial base. Gerodontics 2:234-238 (1986).  

    25.

    Read, D. W. and Lestrel, P. E. Comments on uses of homologous-points measures in systematics: A reply to Bookstein, et al. Sys. Zool. 35:241-253 (1986).  

    26.

    Lestrel, P. E. New method for analyzing complex two-dimensional forms: Elliptical Fourier functions. Am. J. Hum. Biol. 1:149-164 (1989). 

    27.

    Lestrel, P. E. Some approaches toward the mathematical modeling of the craniofacial complex. J. Craniofacial Genet. Develop. Biol. 9:77-91 (1989). 

    28.

    Lestrel, P. E., Sarnat, B. G. and McNabb, E. G. Carapace growth of the turtle Chrysemys scripta: A longitudinal study of shape using Fourier analysis.
    Anatomischer Anzeiger (Jena)
    168:135-143 (1989). 

    29.

    Kapur, K. K., Lestrel, P. E., Garrett, N. R. and Chauncey, H.H. The use of Fourier analysis to determine age related changes in the facial profile. Int. J. Prosth. 3:266-273 (1990).

    30.

    Lestrel, P. E. and Kerr, J.W.S. Shape changes due to functional appliances. J. Calif. Dent. Assoc. 20:30-36 (1992). 

    31.

    Lestrel, P. E., Bodt, A. and Swindler, D. R. Longitudinal study of cranial base shape changes in Macaca nemestrina. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop. 91:117-129 (1993). 

    32.

    Lestrel, P. E. and Kerr, J.W.S. Quantification of functional regulator therapy using elliptical Fourier functions. Europ. J. Orthodont. 15:481-491 (1993). 

    33.

    Ohtsuki, F., Uetake, T., Adachi, K., Lestrel, P.E. and Hanihara, K. Fourier analysis of shape changes in the Japanese skull: Occipital view.
    Okajimas Folia Anat. Japonica
    . 70:127-138 (1993). 

    34.

    Ohtsuki, F., Uetake, T., Adachi, K., Lestrel, P. E. and Hanihara, K. Fourier analysis of shape changes in the Japanese skull: Vertical View. Forma 8:297-307 (1993). 

    35.

    Lowe, B. F., Phillips, C., Lestrel, P. E. and Fields, H. W. Jr. Skeletal jaw relationships: A quantitative assessment using elliptical Fourier functions.
    Angle Orthodont
    . 64:299-308 (1994). 

    36.

    Lestrel, P. E., Berkowitz, S. and Takahashi, O. Shape changes in the cleft palate maxilla: A longitudinal study. Cleft Palate – Craniofacial. J. 36:292-303 (1999).  

    37.

    Chen, S. Y. Y., Kerr, W. J. S. and Lestrel, P. E. Describing shape changes in the human mandible using elliptical Fourier functions. Europ. J. Orthodont. 22:205-216 (2000). 

    38.

    Tanaka, H., Lestrel, P. E., Uetake, T., Kato, S. and Ohtsuki, F. Sex differences in proximal humeral outline shape: Elliptical Fourier functions. J. Forensic Sci. 45:292-302 (2000). 

    39.

    Ali, A. Md., Lestrel, P. E. and Ohtsuki, F. Secular trends for takeoff and maximum adolescent growth for eight decades of Japanese cohort data. Am. J. Hum. Biol. 12:702-712 (2000). 

    40

    Ali, A. Md., Lestrel, P. E. and Ohtsuki, F. Secular trends for takeoff and maximum adolescent growth for eight decades of Japanese cohort data: Sex differences.
    Am. J. Hum. Biol
    . 13:390-397 (2001).

    41.

    Lestrel, P. E., Takahashi, O., and Kanasawa, E. A quantitative approach for measuring crowding in the dental arch: Fourier descriptors.
    Am. J. Orthod. Dentofac
    . Orthop. 125:716-725 (2004). 

    42.

    Hossain, Md. G., Lestrel P. E. and Ohtsuki, F. Secular changes in head dimensions of Japanese adult females over eight decades. Anthrop. Sci. (Japan) 112:213-218 (2004).            

    43

    Lestrel, P. E., Cesar Jr., R. M., Takahashi, O. and Kanasawa, E. A Fourier-wavelet representation of 2-D shapes: Sexual dimorphism in the Japanese cranial base.
    Anthrop. Sci. (Japan)
    112:3-28 (2004).

    44.

    Hossain, Md. G., Lestrel P. E. and Ohtsuki, F. Secular changes in head dimensions of Japanese adult male students over eight decades.
    J. Comp. Hum. Biol. (Homo).
    55:239-250 (2005). 

    45

    Lestrel, P. E., Cesar Jr., R. M., Takahashi, O. and Kanasawa, E. Sexual dimorphism in the Japanese cranial base: A Fourier-wavelet representation.
    Am. J. Phys. Anthrop.
    128:608-622 (2005).

    46

    Lestrel, P. E., Ohtsuki, F. and Wolfe, C. A. The cranial vault in fossil hominids: Fourier Descriptors. (in preparation).

    47

    Lestrel, P. E. Homo floresiensis: Another view of the bones of contention. (in preparation).

     
  • ABSTRACTS
     

    1.

    Lestrel, P. E. Fourier analysis of cranial shape: A longitudinal study. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop. 40:143 (1974). 

    2.

    Lestrel, P. E. A model of cranial size and shape: Fourier Analysis. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop. 41:491 (1974).  

    3.

    Lestrel, P. E. Some problems in the assessment of morphological size and shape differences. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop. 42:314 (1975).  

    4.

    Lestrel, P. E. Fourier analysis of size and shape of the human cranium: A longitudinal study from four to eighteen years of age. Diss. Abstr. Int. 36:5 (1975).  

    5.

    Lestrel, P. E. Fourier analysis of hominoid distal femora a test of conventional morphometrics. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop. 44:191 (1976).  

    6.

    Lestrel, P. E., Kapur, K. K. and Chauncey, H. H. Cortical bone loss in the mandible: dentulous versus edentulous cases. J. Dent. Res. 56:187 (1977).  

    7.

    Lestrel, P. E. and Roche A. F. A comparative study of cranial thickness in Down's syndrome: Fourier Analysis. Acta Med. Auxologia. 9:27 (1977).  

    8.

    Lestrel, P. E. A quantitative approach to bone modeling: Fourier analysis. Int. J. Oral Surg. 6:353 (1977).  

    9.

    Moore, R.N. and Lestrel, P. E. A quantitative analysis of cranial base size and shape in fetal M. nemestrina. J. Dent. Res. 57:113 (1978).  

    10.

    Lestrel, P. E. A quantitative approach to skeletal morphology: Fourier Analysis. Applications of Human Biostereometrics
    (Pub. by the Academie de Paris, Universit
    ι Rene Descartes).  1:4.2 (1978).  

    11.

    Lestrel, P. E. Effects of aging and function on cortical bone remodeling within the mandible. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop.  48:415 (1978).  

    12.

    Lestrel, P. E. and Moore, R. N. Fourier analysis of cranial base aging changes in Macaca nemestrina. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop. 50:457-8 (1979).  

    13.

    Moore, R. N. and Lestrel, P. E. Age related shape changes in the Macaca nemestrina cranial base. J. Dent. Res. 58:147 (1979).  

    14.

    Kapur, K. K., Lestrel, P. E. and Chauncey, H. H. Aging and functional effects on mandibular cortical bone remodeling The Gerontologist. (Part II) 19:100 (1979).  

    15.

    Ito, R.T. and Lestrel, P. E. Size and shape components of the human cranium: A logarithmic model. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop. 52:240 (1980).  

    16.

    Lestrel, P. E. Growth of the cranial base in Macaca nemestrina during adolescence: Fourier analysis. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop. 52:248 (1980).  

    17.

    Kapur, K. K., Lestrel, P. E. and Shiraishi, R. G. Reliability of cephalometric Frankfort Plane. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop. 52:242-3 (1980).  

    18.

    Lestrel, P. E., Kapur, K. K. Chauncey, H. H. and Ito, R. T. Development of prosthodontic craniofacial standards: Reliability of landmarks. J. Dent. Res. 59:373 (1980).  

    19.

    Perez, P., Kapur, K. K., Ito, R. T. and Lestrel, P. E. Effects of denture base fit and occlusal correction on on chewing ability. J. Dent. Res. 59:421 (1980).  

    20.

    Kapur, K.K., Lestrel, P. E. and Ito, R.T. Facial profile changes with aging. J. Dent. Res. 59:373 (1980).  

    21.

    Lestrel, P. E., Kapur, K.K. and Chauncey, H. H. Development of Prosthodontic craniofacial standards: Reliability of frontal landmarks. J. Res. Dent. 60:506 (1981).  

    22.

    Kapur, K.K., Lestrel, P. E. and Chauncey, H. H. Development of Prosthodontic craniofacial standards: Influence of aging. J. Res. Dent. 60:506 (1981).  

    23.

    Lestrel, P. E., Kapur, K.K. and Chauncey, H. H. A study of correlations using the Frankfort Horizontal and the Sella-Nasion planes. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop. 54:244 (1981).  

    24.

    Lestrel, P. E., Kapur, K.K. and Chauncey, H. H. Development of Prosthodontic craniofacial standards: Reliability of cast landmarks. J. Dent. Res. 61:222 (1982).  

    25.

    Kapur, K.K., Lestrel, P. E. and Chauncey, H. H. Development of Prosthodontic craniofacial standards: Occlusal plane location. J. Dent. Res. 61:222 (1982). Reprinted in 
    J. Prosth. Dent.
    48:646 (1982).  

    26.

    Lestrel, P. E., Kapur, K. K. and Chauncey, H.H. Development of Prosthodontic craniofacial standards: Reliability of tooth measurements. J. Dent. Res. 62:249 (1983).  

    27.

    Kapur, K.K., Lestrel, P. E. Doherty, J.M., and Chauncey, H.H. The prevalence of facial asymmetry in healthy male white adults. J. Dent. Res. 62:215 (1983).  

    28.

    Ohtsuki, F., Lestrel, P. E., Adachi, K. and Hanihara, K. Shape changes in the Japanese skull: Fourier analysis.
    Proc. 11th. Int. Cong. Anthrop. Ethnolog. Sci.
    Vancouver, Canada D-304-00 (1983).  

    29.

    Lestrel, P. E., Kapur, K.K. and Chauncey, H.H. A quantitative analysis of the adult cranial base J. Dent. Res. 63:213 (1984).  

    30.

    Kapur, K.K., Lestrel, P. E. and Chauncey, H.H. A new method for quantifying facial profile changes with aging or treatment. J. Dent. Res. 63:343 (1984).  

    31.

    Lestrel, P. E. and Roche, A. F. Variability in cranial base shape with age: Fourier analysis. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop. 63:184 (1984).  

    32.

    Kapur, K.K., Lestrel, P. E., Grace, B., Garrett, N. R. and Chauncey, H.H. Craniofacial measurements in white male adults. J. Dent. Res. 64:220 (1985).  

    33.

    Kapur, K.K., Lestrel, P. E., Garrett, N,R., Chang. P. and Chauncey, H.H. Application of Multivariate clustering and regression to occlusal plane prediction. J. Dent. Res. 64:309 (1985). 

    34.

    Lestrel, P. E., and Read, D.W. Some problems in the assessment of morphological shape differences: Fourier functions versus biorthogonal grids.
     Am. J. Phys Anthrop. 69:229 (1986). 

    35.

    Ohtsuki, F., Uetake, T., Lestrel, P. E., Adachi, K. and Hanihara, K. Fourier analysis of shape changes in the Japanese skull: Sagittal view. Proc. 12th Int. Anat. Cong. (Lond.) (1985). 

    36.

    Kapur, K. K., Lestrel, P. E., Garrett, N, R., Chang. P. and Chauncey, H. H. Predictability of the occlusal plane from cephalometric radiographs. J. Dent. Res. 65:854 (1986).  

    37.

    Lestrel, P. E., Hasse, A. L., Garrett, N, R., Kapur, K.K. and Chauncey, H. H. The prevalence of asymmetry in the mandibular arch. J. Dent. Res. 65:295 (1986).  

    38.

    Garrett, N,R., Kapur, K.K., Lestrel, P. E., Hasse, A. L. and Chauncey, H. H. Application of multivariate analyses to end description of the mandibular arch. J. Dent. Res. 65:295 (1986). 

    39.

    Kapur, K.K., Garrett, N. R., Lestrel, P. E., Labowe, L. and Chauncey, H. H. Residual ridge resorption in denture wearers. J. Dent. Res. 66:259 (1987). 

    40.

    Ohtsuki, F., Uetake, T., Adachi, K., Hanihara, K. and Lestrel, P. E. Fourier analysis of shape changes in the Japanese skull: Norma verticalis. Acta Anat. Nippon. 61:509 (1986). 

    41.

    Lestrel, P. E., Sarnat, B.G. and McNabb, E.G. Growth of the turtle Chrysemys scripta. J.Dent. Res. 66:348 (1987).  

    42.

    Lestrel, P. E. A new quantitative method for fitting growth data: Elliptical Fourier functions. Am J. Phys. Anthrop. 72:224 (1987).   

    43.

    Stevenson, R.G., Lestrel, P. E. and Read, D.W. A method for analyzing complex two-dimensional shapes: Elliptical Fourier functions. Am J. Phys. Anthrop. 72:257 (1987).  

    44.

    Lestrel, P. E., Garrett, N. R., Hasse, A., Chauncey, H. H. and Kapur, K.K. The facial profile: Changes in denture wearers after 9 years. J. Dent. Res. 67:189 (1988). 

    45.

    Lestrel, P. E., Stevenson, R.G., and Swindler, D. R. A comparative study of the primate cranial base: Elliptical Fourier functions. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop. 75:239 (1988). 

    46.

    Garrett, N. R., Kapur, K.K., Lestrel, P. E. and Chauncey, H. H. Occlusal plane prediction from cephalometric radiographs in denture wearers. J. Dent. Res. 68:337 (1989). 

    47.

    Engstrom, C. E., Lambert, T., Lestrel, P. E. and Baylink, D. J. Paracrine regulation of bone formation in the rat premaxillary cortical and sutural regions. J. Dent. Res. 68:906 (1989). 

    48.

    Lestrel, P. E., Engstrom, C. E. and Bodt, A. Numerical representation of radiographic images: The human nasal bone. J. Dent. Res. 69:340 (1990). 

    49.

    Lestrel, P. E., Engstrom, C. E. and Bodt, A. A longitudinal study of the human nasal bone: Elliptic Fourier descriptors. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop. 81:258 (1990). 

    50.

    Lestrel, P. E., Engstrom, C. E. and Bodt, A. Quantitative analysis of nasal bone growth: The first year of life. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop. Suppl. 12:114 (1991). 

    51.

    Lestrel, P. E., Engstrom, C. E. and Bodt, A. Quantitative analysis of nasal bone growth: One to seventeen years of age. J. Dent. Res. 70:360 (1991). 

    52.

    Turley, P., Lestrel, P. E., Chung, K.R., Zhu, H. and Engstrom, C. E. Quantitative assessment of root resorption following an intrusive luxation injury. J. Dent. Res. 70:455 (1991). 

    53.

    Ohtsuki, F., Uetake, T., Adachi, K. and Lestrel, P. E. Secular changes of the Japanese skull form (Japanese). 21st Symposium on the Science of Form. Forma 7:26 (1991).

    54.

    Lestrel, P. E., Bodt, A. and Swindler, D. R. A longitudinal study of the cranial base in Macaca nemestrina: Fourier descriptors. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop. Suppl. 14:109 (1992). 

    55.

    Engstrom, C. E., Borrman, H., Duclos, J., Park, C. and Lestrel, P.E. Craniofacial morphology after radiotherapy in children. J. Dent. Res. 71:523 (1992). 

    56.

    Lestrel, P. E., Kerr, W. J. S., Porter, B. and Bodt, A. Quantification of functional regulator therapy. J. Dent. Res. 71:593 (1992). 

    57.

    Moon, W., Lestrel, P. E., Engstrom, C. E. and De Vincenzo, J.P. A quantitative approach to measuring Tx effects using functional appliance therapy: Fourier Descriptors.
    J. Dent. Res.
    71:593 (1992). 

    58.

    Lestrel, P. E., Sarnat, B. G., Read, D. W., Wolfe, C.A., and Bodt, A. Three dimensional characterization of eye orbit shape: Fourier descriptors.
    Am. J. Phys. Anthrop.
      Suppl. 16:134 (1993). 

    59.

    Lowe, B., Phillips, C., Fields, H. and Lestrel, P. E. Skeletal jaw relationships: An Assessment using elliptical Fourier functions. J. Dent. Res. 72:340 (1993). 

    60.

    Lestrel, P. E., Huggare, J. A., Ghiai, M., Matinfar, F. and Wolfe, C. Cranial base changes in Shunt-treated Hydrocephalics: Fourier Descriptors. J. Dent. Res. 73:444 (1994). 

    61.

    McFall, J., Keeling, S.D., Lestrel, P. E., Wolfe, C.A. and Rugh, J. D. Profile changes following mandibular advancement surgery using Fourier Descriptors. J. Dent. Res. 73:362 (1994). 

    62.

    Garrett, N., Kapur, K., Lestrel, P. E. and Hu, S. Prediction of arch shape and length using multiple regression. J. Dent. Res. 73:125 (1994). 

    63.

    Kapur, K. K., Garrett, N., Lestrel, P. E. and Song, D. Prediction of anterior tooth shape. J. Dent. Res. 73:125 (1994). 

    64.

    Lestrel, P. E., Wolfe, C. A., Read, D. W. and Sarnat B. G. A numerical analysis of the rabbit orbital margin: Three-dimensional Fourier Descriptors. J. Dent. Res. 74:580 (1995). 

    65.

    The numerical characterization of the primate cranial base: A comparative study using Fourier Descriptors. Lestrel, P. E. and Swindler, D. R.
    Am. J. Phys. Anthrop.
     Suppl. 22:148 (1996). 

    66.

    Lestrel, P. E., Mizraji, G. M. and Surillo, S. A. Classification of skeletal jaw relationships and considerations of variability: Fourier Descriptors. J. Dent. Res. 75:337 (1996). 

    67.

    Lestrel, P. E., Surillo, S. A. and Mizraji, G. M. A re-evaluation of Sassouni’s classification of skeletal jaw relationships using elliptic Fourier functions. J. Dent. Res. 75:337 (1996). 

    68.

    Lestrel, P. E., Huggare, J. A. and Abbink, B. E. A longitudinal study of the cranial base in shunt-treated hydrocephalics: Fourier Descriptors. J. Dent. Res. 75:337 (1996). 

    69.

    Sheffield, R., Lestrel, P. E. and Auger, T. A. A quantitative approach for describing shape changes in the lateral soft tissue profile: Fourier Descriptors. J. Dent. Res. 75:336 (1996). 

    70.

    Tanaka, H., Lestrel, P. E., Kata, S. and Uetake, T. Sexual differences in size and shape of the proximal humeral outline utilizing elliptical Fourier functions. Proc. 18th Ann. Biomechanical Soc. (Nov 29-30, 1997). 

    71.

    Takahashi, O., Lestrel, P. E. and Berkowitz, S. Cleft palate maxillary shape changes: Fourier Descriptors. J. Dent. Res. 77:755 (1998). 

    72.

    Torok, C. B., Lestrel, P. E. And Tanihara, D. S. Longitudinal maxillary shape changes in MZ and DZ twins: Fourier descriptors. J. Dent Res. 77:754 (1998). 

    73.

    Lestrel, P. E. and Stevenson, R. G. Cranial base shape changes using Fourier descriptors: A longitudinal twin study. J. Dent. Res. 77:754 (1998). 

    74.

    Lestrel, P. E., Takahashi, O. and Ahn, S. S. An analysis of dental arch form: A model based on Fourier descriptors. J. Dent. Res. 78:278 (1999). 

    75.

    Ahn, S. S., Lestrel, P. E. And Takahashi, O. The presence of sexual dimorphism in the human dental arches. J. Dent. Res. 78:278 (1999). 

    76.

    Takahashi, O., Lestrel, P. E., and Ahn, S. S. A size and shape study of dental arch crowding versus non-crowding: Fourier analysis. J. Dent. Res. 78:278 (1999).  

    77

    Lestrel, P. E. Fourier Descriptors in the 21st Century. University of Bourgogne Bio Geo Image'99 (Dijon) 1:23 (1999).  

    78.

    Ohtsuki, F., Hossain, G., Ali, A. Md., Shimizu, Y. and Lestrel, P. E. Secular changes in the cephalic index of Japanese males and females. Australasian Assoc. Hum. Biol.(2000). 

    79.

    Torok, C. B. and Lestrel, P. E. Fourier descriptors of longitudinal maxillary shape changes in MZ and DZ twins. J. Dent. Res. 80:686 (2001).  

    80.

    Lestrel, P. E. and DeVincenzo, J. P. Measurement of functional appliance therapy relapse: A Fourier analytic study. J. Dent. Res. 80:541 (2001). 

    81.

    Lestrel, P. E., Takahashi, O., Kanazawa, E. and Kasai, K. Size and shape changes in the Japanese cranial base: Fourier descriptors. J. Dent. Res. 80:686 (2001). 

    82.

    Lestrel, P. E., Cesar Jr., R. M., Takemura, C., Takahashi, O., Kanazawa, E. and Kasai, K.  Sexual Dimorphism in the Japanese Cranial Base: Comparison of Fourier Descriptors and Wavelets. Int. Union. Anthrop. Ethnological Sci. IS3:97 (2002). 

    83.

    Ohtsuki, F. and Lestrel, P. E. Size and shape changes in the Japanese skull: Microevolutionary changes over time. Int. Union. Anthrop. Ethnological Sci. IS3:96 (2002). 

    84.

    Lestrel, P. E., Cesar, R. M., Takahashi, O., Kanazawa, E. A Fourier-wavelet representation of the shape of the Japanese cranial base: A new morphometric approach.
    J. Dent. Res.
    82:B-387 (2003). 

    85.

    Lestrel, P. E. and Cesar, R. M. Computerized Shape Analysis: A New Approach based on a Fourier-wavelet Model.
    Morphology Workshop, SIBGRAPI - XVI Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing, Sao Carlos, Brazil.
    (2003)

    86

    Pinto, S. C. D, Cesar, R. M., Lestrel, P. E., Costa Da, L. F. Shape feature extraction from a contour-based 3-D landmark representation using 3-D wavelet transforms.
    SIBGRAPI - XVII Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing, Curitiba, Brazil.
     (2004). 

    87

    Pinto, S. C. D, Cesar, R. M., Lestrel, P. E., Costa Da, L. F. Features Extraction from a 3D Morphological Structure using Wavelets.
    SIBGRAPI - XVIII Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing, Natal, Brazil.
    (2005). 

    88

    Lestrel, P. E., Ohtsuki, F., Cesar, R. M. and Wolfe, C. A. Computerized Shape Analysis of the Japanese mandible: Sexual Dimorphism. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop. Suppl. 43: (2006). 

    89

    Lestrel, P. E., Ohtsuki, F., Cesar, R. M. and Wolfe, C. A. The Cranial Vault in Fossil Hominids: Computerized Shape Analysis. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop. Suppl. 44:155 (2007). 

     
  •  BOOK CHAPTERS
     

      1.

    Moore, R.N. and Lestrel, P. E. Modeling of the cranial base. In: Aging in Non-Human Primates, Edited by D. Bowden, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, Chap. 30:369-378 (1979). 

      2.

    Lestrel, P. E. A Fourier analytic procedure to describe complex morphological shapes.
    In
    : Factors and Mechanisms Influencing Bone Growth. Edited by D. Dixon and B. Sarnat. Alan R. Riss, Inc., New York, 101:393-409 (1982).  

      3.

    Lestrel, P. E., Engstrom, C. E., Bodt, A. and Chaconas, S. J. A longitudinal study of the human nasal bone in Norma lateralis: Size and shape considerations. In:
    Fundamentals of Bone Growth: Methodology and Applications
    . Edited by D. Dixon, B. Sarnat and D. A. N. Hoyte. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, Chap. 58:547-564 (1991). 

      4.

    Lestrel, P. E. Morphometrics of craniofacial form.
    In
    : Fundamentals of Craniofacial Growth. Edited by D. Dixon, D. A. N. Hoyte and O. Ronning. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida. Chap. 7 (1997). 

      5.

    Lestrel, P. E. Introduction. In: Fourier Descriptors and Their Applications in Biology. Edited by P. E. Lestrel. Cambridge University Press, Chap. 1 (1997). 

      6.

    Lestrel, P. E. Introduction and overview of Fourier Descriptors.
    In
    : Fourier Descriptors and Their Applications in Biology. Edited by P. E. Lestrel. Cambridge University Press, Chap. 2 (1997). 

      7.

    Ohtsuki, F., Lestrel, P.E., Uetake, T., Adachi, K and Hanihara, K. Size and Shape Changes in the Japanese Skull: Fourier Analysis.
    In
    : Fourier Descriptors and Their Applications in Biology. Edited by P. E. Lestrel. Cambridge University Press, Chap. 9 (1997). 

      8.

    Huggare, J. and Lestrel, P.E. Cranial Base Changes in Shunt-treated Hydrocephalics: Fourier Descriptors.
    In
    : Fourier Descriptors and Their Applications in Biology. Edited by P. E. Lestrel. Cambridge University Press, Chap. 14 (1997). 

      9.

    Lestrel, P. E., Read, D. W. and Wolfe, C.A. Size and shape of the Rabbit Eye orbit: 3-D Fourier Descriptors.
    In
    : Fourier Descriptors and Their Applications in Biology. Edited by P. E. Lestrel. Cambridge University Press, New York. Chap. 16 (1997). 

  •  REVIEWS
     

    1.

    Lestrel P. E. A review of Background for Man: Readings in Physical Anthropology by P. Dolhinow and V. Sarich (1971). Anthrop.-UCLA, 4:50-72 (1972).  

    2.

    Lestrel, P. E. Multivariate analysis in Biological Anthropology: Some considerations (by R. S. Corruccini). Abstr. Hum. Evol., 1:1:C-400 (1975). 

    3.

    Lestrel, P. E. Thickness of the normal skull in American Blacks and Whites (by A. Adeloye, K. R. Kattan and F. N. Silverman). Abstr. Hum. Evol., 1:3:C-401 (1975).

     
  •  SOFTWARE
     

    1.

    Development of a package of software routines called EFFA23 for MS DOS written in Power Basic to fit elliptical Fourier functions (EFFs) to biological data. Initiated in 1986 with ongoing software enhancements to the present. Current and last DOS version is 4.0. Software will not be supported in the near future. 

    2.

    Development of a package of software routines called MLmetrics for Windows95/98/XP written in Visual Basic.NET to fit biological data using:
    [1] conventional measures, [2] elliptical Fourier functions (EFFs) and [3] wavelets.  Initiated in 2002 with version 1.0 under current development.

     
  •  MANUALS
     

    1.

    Wolfe, C. A., Lestrel, P. E. and Read, D. W. EFF23 2-D and 3-D Elliptical Fourier Functions.
    Software Description and User’s Manual. PC/MS-DOS Version 4.0 (December 1999) 216pp. 

 

 

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