The use of summed-probability plots of radiocarbon data in archaeology

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Abstract

Attenbrow and Hiscock (2015) are critical of the use of “dates as data” to infer prehistoric population levels. Their critique needs some amendment, as methods and assumptions have evolved since Rick (1987) first proposed this approach.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)214-215
Number of pages2
JournalARCHAEOLOGY IN OCEANIA
Volume51
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2016
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • population trends
  • radiocarbon frequencies
  • summed-probability plots
  • time series

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