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Table 2 Fisher information (FI) values: listed for the Procrustes and our method when applied to the fly wing data (P-FL1), mouse mandible data (MM1) and 3D mouse skull data (MS)

From: Quantitative shape analysis with weighted covariance estimates for increased statistical efficiency

FI value Procrustes Likelihood
3D Mouse skull data (14-component model) 23.62 111.88
Mouse mandible data (6-component model) 6.60 19.55
Fly wing data (2-component model) 15 points 17.36 29.68
Fly wing data (2-component model) 15 (+4) points 13.81 (+0.88) 25.46 (+2.47)