Pierre Legendre

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Reconstruction of biogeographic and evolutionary networks using reticulograms
    Pierre Legendre
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Syst Biol 51:199-216. 2002
  2. ncbi A statistical test for host-parasite coevolution
    Pierre Legendre
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Syst Biol 51:217-34. 2002
  3. ncbi Associations between species and groups of sites: indices and statistical inference
    Miquel De Cáceres
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Ecology 90:3566-74. 2009
  4. ncbi Is the Mantel correlogram powerful enough to be useful in ecological analysis? A simulation study
    Daniel Borcard
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Ecology 93:1473-81. 2012
  5. ncbi Variation partitioning involving orthogonal spatial eigenfunction submodels
    Pierre Legendre
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Ecology 93:1234-40. 2012
  6. pmc The performance of the Congruence Among Distance Matrices (CADM) test in phylogenetic analysis
    Véronique Campbell
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succ, Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C3J7, Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 11:64. 2011
  7. ncbi Relationships between species feeding traits and environmental conditions in fish communities: a three-matrix approach
    Anik Brind'Amour
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Québec H3C3J7 Canada
    Ecol Appl 21:363-77. 2011
  8. ncbi Sonar backscatter differentiation of dominant macrohabitat types in a hydrothermal vent field
    Sebastien Durand
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, Succursale Centre Ville, Quebec, Canada
    Ecol Appl 16:1421-35. 2006
  9. doi Beals smoothing revisited
    Miquel De Cáceres
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Oecologia 156:657-69. 2008
  10. ncbi Community surveys through space and time: testing the space-time interaction in the absence of replication
    Pierre Legendre
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C3J7, Canada
    Ecology 91:262-72. 2010

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Publications27

  1. ncbi Reconstruction of biogeographic and evolutionary networks using reticulograms
    Pierre Legendre
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Syst Biol 51:199-216. 2002
    ..A third example involves hybrids between plants of the genus Aphelandra...
  2. ncbi A statistical test for host-parasite coevolution
    Pierre Legendre
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Syst Biol 51:217-34. 2002
    ..Numerical simulations are used to show that the method has correct rate of type I error and good power except under extreme error conditions. An application to real data (pocket gophers and chewing lice) is presented...
  3. ncbi Associations between species and groups of sites: indices and statistical inference
    Miquel De Cáceres
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Ecology 90:3566-74. 2009
    ..Ecologists should select the most appropriate index of association strength according to their objective and then compute confidence intervals to determine the precision of the estimate...
  4. ncbi Is the Mantel correlogram powerful enough to be useful in ecological analysis? A simulation study
    Daniel Borcard
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Ecology 93:1473-81. 2012
    ..We conclude that the Mantel correlogram deserves its place in the ecologist's toolbox...
  5. ncbi Variation partitioning involving orthogonal spatial eigenfunction submodels
    Pierre Legendre
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Ecology 93:1234-40. 2012
    ..This development is important for the correct interpretation of spatial modeling results implying explanatory environmental data as well as submodels of spatial eigenfunctions involving two or more spatial scales...
  6. pmc The performance of the Congruence Among Distance Matrices (CADM) test in phylogenetic analysis
    Véronique Campbell
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succ, Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C3J7, Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 11:64. 2011
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  7. ncbi Relationships between species feeding traits and environmental conditions in fish communities: a three-matrix approach
    Anik Brind'Amour
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Québec H3C3J7 Canada
    Ecol Appl 21:363-77. 2011
    ..They also provide new analytical tools for determining, for example, the potential size of freshwater protected areas...
  8. ncbi Sonar backscatter differentiation of dominant macrohabitat types in a hydrothermal vent field
    Sebastien Durand
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, Succursale Centre Ville, Quebec, Canada
    Ecol Appl 16:1421-35. 2006
    ..The sonar variables used in this study and the methods for extracting and transforming them are fully described in this paper and available in the public domain...
  9. doi Beals smoothing revisited
    Miquel De Cáceres
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Oecologia 156:657-69. 2008
    ..Two real-data example applications are presented to illustrate the potentially false predictions of Beals smoothing and the necessary checking step performed by the new test...
  10. ncbi Community surveys through space and time: testing the space-time interaction in the absence of replication
    Pierre Legendre
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C3J7, Canada
    Ecology 91:262-72. 2010
    ..One can also conduct a single test involving a separate model of the spatial structure for each time period. This paper presents two applications to real ecological data...
  11. ncbi Independent contrasts and regression through the origin
    Pierre Legendre
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    J Theor Biol 259:727-43. 2009
    ..Two examples are presented. The first one concerns non-specificity in fish parasites of the genus Lamellodiscus, the second the richness in parasites in 78 species of mammals...
  12. doi Beta diversity as the variance of community data: dissimilarity coefficients and partitioning
    Pierre Legendre
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Ecol Lett 16:951-63. 2013
    ..Moreover, total beta can be broken up into within- and among-group components by manova, into orthogonal axes by ordination, into spatial scales by eigenfunction analysis or among explanatory data sets by variation partitioning. ..
  13. doi Modelling the effect of directional spatial ecological processes at different scales
    F Guillaume Blanchet
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Oecologia 166:357-68. 2011
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  14. ncbi Multiscale codependence analysis: an integrated approach to analyze relationships across scales
    Guillaume Guénard
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Ecology 91:2952-64. 2010
    ..When properly assessed, the spatial structuring observed in nature may be used purposefully to refine our understanding of natural processes and enhance model representativeness...
  15. pmc Inferring processes from spatial patterns: the role of directional and non-directional forces in shaping fish larvae distribution in a freshwater lake system
    Andrea Bertolo
    Interuniversity Research Group in Limnology and Aquatic Environment, GRIL, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e50239. 2012
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  16. doi Disentangling invasion processes in a dynamic shipping-boating network
    Anaïs Lacoursière-Roussel
    Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1B1
    Mol Ecol 21:4227-41. 2012
    ..We conclude that frequent primary introductions arise by ships and that secondary spread occurs gradually thereafter around individual ports, facilitated by recreational boating...
  17. ncbi Partitioning beta diversity in a subtropical broad-leaved forest of China
    Pierre Legendre
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C3J7, Canada
    Ecology 90:663-74. 2009
    ..In the fine-scale analysis (10 x 10 m cells), neutral processes dominated (43%) over environmental control (20%)...
  18. doi Assessing the scale-specific importance of niches and other spatial processes on beta diversity: a case study from a temperate forest
    Etienne Laliberté
    Institut de recherche en biologie végétale IRBV, Universite de Montreal, 4101 Sherbrooke est, Montreal, QC H1X2B2, Canada
    Oecologia 159:377-88. 2009
    ..More importantly, the use of our methodology for future empirical studies should help in the merging of niche and neutral perspectives on beta diversity, an obvious next step for community ecology...
  19. ncbi Variation partitioning of species data matrices: estimation and comparison of fractions
    Pedro R Peres-Neto
    Department des Sciences Biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centreville, Montrial, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Ecology 87:2614-25. 2006
    ..The test is shown to have correct Type I. error rates and good power for both redundancy analysis and canonical correspondence analysis...
  20. ncbi Forward selection of explanatory variables
    F Guillaume Blanchet
    Départment de Sciences Biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Ecology 89:2623-32. 2008
    ..This improved method is validated by simulations involving univariate and multivariate response data. An ecological example is presented using data from the Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, U.S.A...
  21. ncbi From a phylogenetic tree to a reticulated network
    Vladimir Makarenkov
    Departement d informatique, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, C P 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal Quebec, Canada, H3C 3P8
    J Comput Biol 11:195-212. 2004
    ..A computer program to construct and visualize reticulate phylogenies, called T-Rex (Tree and Reticulogram Reconstruction), is available to researchers at the following URL: www.fas.umontreal.ca/biol/casgrain/en/labo/t-rex...
  22. ncbi Microheterogeneity and coevolution: an examination of rDNA sequence characteristics in Neoparamoeba pemaquidensis and its prokinetoplastid endosymbiont
    Charles G B Caraguel
    AVC Lobster Science Centre, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1A 4P3, Canada
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 54:418-26. 2007
    ..The observation of non-shared microheterogeneity and coevolution emphasizes the complexity of the interactions between N. pemaquidensis and its obligate endosymbiont...
  23. pmc Are algal communities driven toward maximum biomass?
    Sophia I Passy
    Department of Biology, University of Texas at Arlington, PO Box 19498, Arlington, TX 76019, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2667-74. 2006
    ..e. they are statistically indistinguishable. This suggests that algal communities may be driven toward maximum biomass...
  24. ncbi Quantifying phylogenetically structured environmental variation
    Yves Desdevises
    Laboratoire Arago, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, UMR CNRS 7628, BP 44, 66651 Banyuls sur Mer Cedex, France
    Evolution 57:2647-52. 2003
    ..The results suggest that an important part of the variation of mammal body mass is related to the common influence of phylogeny and population density...
  25. ncbi Explaining variation in tropical plant community composition: influence of environmental and spatial data quality
    Mirkka M Jones
    Department of Biology, University of Turku, 20014, Turku, Finland
    Oecologia 155:593-604. 2008
    ..A general understanding of the relative contributions of spatial and environmental processes to species distributions and beta-diversity requires that methodological artefacts are separated from real ecological differences...
  26. ncbi Coevolution between Lamellodiscus (Monogenea: Diplectanidae) and Sparidae (Teleostei): the study of a complex host-parasite system
    Yves Desdevises
    Centre de Biologie et d Ecologie Tropicale et Mediterraneenne, UMR CNRS 5555, Universite de Perpignan, 52 Avenue de Villeneuve, F 66860 Perpignan cedex, France
    Evolution 56:2459-71. 2002
    ..Host-parasite associations were interpreted to be due more to ecological factors than to coevolutionary processes. Host specificity appeared not to be related to host-parasite cospeciation...
  27. doi Phylogenetic, functional, and structural components of variation in bone growth rate of amniotes
    Jorge Cubo
    UPMC Univ Paris 6 UMR CNRS 7179, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, 2 pl Jussieu, Case 7077, 75005 Paris, France
    Evol Dev 10:217-27. 2008
    ..Our approach contributes to the unification of historicism, functionalism, and structuralism toward a more integrated evolutionary biology...