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Version 8.8c (last updated on October, 2014)

This software is currently in development at the MURR Archaeometry Laboratory and it has been made available for testing only.
Please report all bugs and software problems to help us in producing a more stable software package for the archaeometry community.
We thank you for your help in beta testing this software, and all contributions will be fully acknowledged in future versions of this software.


This software is in the public domain, and the recipient may not assert any proprietary rights thereto nor represent it to anyone as other than a program developed by the Archaeometry Laboratory of the University of Missouri. This program is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The user assumes all responsibility for the accuracy and suitability of this program for a specific application. In no event will the authors or the University be liable for any damages, including lost profits, lost savings, or other incidental or consequential damages arising from the use of or the inability to use this program.

As the authors of MURRAP, we are concerned about potential misuse of this program. Like most tools, MURRAP is only as "good" as the user. The axiom of "garbage in- garbage out" applies. People interested in using this program should consult primers on the use of statistical routines to analyze compositional data (e.g., Baxter and Buck 2000)

Importantly, we are not in the business of producing commercial software. We created MURRAP to assist us in our research and we do not wish to spend a great deal of time consulting on trivial matters concerning the use of this program. However, we do recognize an obligation to provide some level of information support. Of course, we welcome and encourage your criticisms and suggestions about the program at all times. We will welcome questions about how to run MURRAP. This is only fair and will eliminate many trivial questions. Finally, we are always interested in learning about how others have applied MURRAP, and we encourage you to contact us and describe your application after using MURRAP.

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Research performed by the Archaeometry Laboratory at MURR after August 2016 is supported by the National Science Foundation under our current grant number 1621158. Earlier research was supported by several NSF grants including the following: 1415403, 1110793, 8801707, 9102016, 9503035, 9802366, 9977237, 0102325, 0405042, 0504015, 0802757, 0922374, and 0802757. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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