molaR: Dental Surface Complexity Measurement Tools

Surface topography calculations of Dirichlet's normal energy, relief index, surface slope, and orientation patch count for teeth using scans of enamel caps. Importantly, for the relief index and orientation patch count calculations to work, the scanned tooth files must be oriented with the occlusal plane parallel to the x and y axes, and perpendicular to the z axis. The files should also be simplified, and smoothed in some other software prior to uploading into R.

Version: 4.2
Depends: R (≥ 2.10), alphahull, rgl, Rvcg
Suggests: knitr, rmarkdown, rglwidget
Published: 2016-08-31
Author: James D. Pampush [aut, cre, cph], Julia M. Winchester [aut, cph], Paul E. Morse [aut, cph], Alexander Q. Vining [aut, cph]
Maintainer: James D. Pampush <jdpampush at>
License: ACM
NeedsCompilation: no
CRAN checks: molaR results


Reference manual: molaR.pdf
Vignettes: Using molaR
Package source: molaR_4.2.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: molaR_4.2.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: molaR_4.2.tgz
Old sources: molaR archive


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