Magyar Tudományos Művek Tára (MTMT2)

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Papers published in the fields of plant ecology, systematics and biostatistics


Podani, J., Schmera, D., & Bagella, S. Correlating variables with different scale types: A new framework based on matrix comparisons. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 14(4): 1049-1060. (Open Access Article online at Publisher)

Ricotta, C., Podani, J., Schmera, D., Bacaro, G., Maccherini, S., & Pavoine, S. The ternary diagram of functional diversity. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 14(5): 1168-1174. (Open Access Article online at Publisher)

Graham, J. G., Podani, J., Niessner, A., Fischer, M. & Pócs, T. Bryoflora and landscapes of the eastern Andes of central Peru: II. Understory epiphyllous bryophyte assemblages of the Cordillera El Sira. Cryptogamie, Bryologie 44 (3): 89-105. (Open Access Article online at Publisher)


Schmera, D., Heino, J. & Podani, J. Characterising functional strategies and trait space of freshwater macroinvertebrates. Scientific Reports 12: 12283. (Open Access Article online at Publisher)

Podani, J., Patonai K., Szabó P. & Szilágyi A. Coefficients of association between nominal and fully ranked ordinal variables with applications to ecological network analysis. Ecological Modelling 466: 109873. (Open Access Article online at Publisher)

Schmera, D., P. Legendre, T. Eros, M. Tóth, E. K. Magyari, B. Baur & J. Podani. New measures for quantifying directional changes in presence-absence community data. Ecological Indicators 136: 108618. (Open Access Article online at Publisher)

Czuppon B., Podani, J. Basal phylogenetic asymmetry in species-rich natural taxa of plants: a multivariate study. Plant Biosystems 156(5): 1065-1075. (Article online at Publisher)


Podani, J. and D. Schmera. Generalizing resemblance coefficients to accommodate incomplete data.   Ecological Informatics 66:101473. (Article online at Publisher) -- Program InDaRes for Windows (zip file)

Liston A, Weitemier KA, Letelier L, Podani J, Zong Y, Liu L, Dickinson TA. Phylogeny of Crataegus (Rosaceae) based on 257 nuclear loci and chloroplast genomes: evaluating the impact of hybridization. PeerJ 9:e12418 (Article online at Publisher)

Endrédi, A., K. Patonai, J. Podani, S. Libralato and F. Jordán. Who Is Where in Marine Food Webs? A Trait-Based Analysis of Network Positions. Frontiers in Marine Science 31, 636042. (Open Access Article at Publisher)

Podani, J. The wonder of the Jaccard coefficient: from alpine floras to bipartite networks. Flora Mediterranea 31 (S1): 105-123. (Open Access Article at Publisher)

Podani, J., Kalapos, T., Barta, B. & Schmera, D. Principal component analysis of incomplete data – A simple solution to an old problem. Ecological Informatics 61: 101235. (Open Access Article at Publisher)

Podani, J., L. Rózsa & A. Szilágyi. Annual plants, pigeons and flies: first signs of quantitative ecological thinking in Linnaeus's works. Archives of Natural History 48(1): 94-110. (Article at Publisher)


Podani J. The Coral of Plants. Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae 89(3): 8937. (Article in PDF) (Appendix 1) (Appendix 2) (Appendix 3)

Podani J. Több név – egy ember: Ha(ts(ch))ek Dávid, Darwin elfeledett fordítója. (Several names–single person: David Ha(ts(ch))ek, a forgotten translator of Darwin’s books) Kaleidoscope 10(20): 68-88. (Article in PDF)

Schmera, D., J. Podani & P. Legendre. What do beta diversity components reveal from presence-absence community data? Let us connect every indicator to an indicandum! Ecological Indicators 117: 106540. (Article at Publisher)

Pócs, T., Lee, G.E., Podani, J., Pesiu, E., Havasi, J., Tang, H.Y., Mustapeng, A.M.A. & Suleiman, M. A study of community structure and beta diversity of epiphyllous liverwort assemblages in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. PhytoKeys 153: 63–83. (Article in PDF)

Kocsis-Deák, B., Árvai, K., Balla, B., Tóbiás, B., Kohánka, A., Járay, B., Horányi, J., Podani, J., Takács, I., Putz, Zs., Kósa, J. & Lakatos, P. Targeted mutational profiling and a powerful risk score as additional tools for the diagnosis of papillary thyroid cancer. Pathology and Oncology Research 26(1): 101-108. (Open Access Article online at Publisher)


Podani, J. The Coral of Life. Evolutionary Biology 46: 123-144. (Article at Publisher)

Balla, B., M. Sárvári, J. P. Kósa, B. Kocsis-Deák, B. Tobiás, K. Árvai, I. Takács, J. Podani, Zs. Liposits & P. Lakatos. Long-term selective estrogen receptor-beta agonist treatment modulates. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 188: 185–194. (Open Access Article online at Publisher)


Schmera, D., J. Podani, Z. Botta-Dukát & T. Erős. On the reliability of the Elements of Metacommunity Structure framework for separating idealized metacommunity patterns. Ecological Indicators 85: 853–860. (Article at Publisher)

Schmera, D. & J. Podani. Through the jungle of methods quantifying multiple-site resemblance. Ecological Informatics 44: 1–6. (Article at Publisher)

Podani, J. Felterjesztés a Magyar Természettudományi Múzeum Növénytára ügyében. Magyar Tudomány 179(4): 566–574. (Article in PDF)

Pazonyi, P., A. Virág, J, Podani & J. Pálfy. Microtus (Microtus) nivaloides from the Somssich Hill 2 site (southern Hungary): An Early Pleistocene forerunner of modern ‘true’ Microtus voles revealed by morphometric analyses. Quaternary International 481: 61–74. (Article at Publisher)

Podani, J., Á. Kun & A. Szilágyi. How fast does Darwin’s elephant population grow? Journal of the History of Biology 51: 259–281. (Article at Publisher)

Podani J. Biológia és matematika: korai és érzékeny érintkezési pontok Linné, Chambers és Darwin műveiben. In: Korsós Z., Mecsnóber M., Puskás G. & Surányi D. (szerk.), A Magyar Biológiai Társaság I. Tudománytörténeti Szimpóziuma. MBT, Budapest, pp. 5-14. ISBN 978-615-80986-0-1 (Article in PDF)

Podani, J., P. Ódor, S. Fattorini, G. Strona, J. Heino, & D. Schmera. Exploring multiple presence-absence data structures in ecology. Ecological Modelling 383: 41–51. (Article at Publisher)

Podani, J., S. Pavoine & C. Ricotta. A generalized framework for analyzing taxonomic, phylogenetic, and functional community structure based on presence-absence data. Mathematics 6(11): 250. (Open Access Article at Publisher)

Podani, J. & D. A. Morrison. A concise bibliography and iconography of Vestiges, including an overlooked use of the tree icon. Annals of History and Philosophy of Biology 23: 55-79. (Article in PDF)


Schmera D., J. Heino, J. Podani, T. Erős, & S. Doledec. Functional diversity: a review of methodology and current knowledge in freshwater macroinvertebrate research. Hydrobiologia 787: 27–44. (Open Access Article at Publisher)

Podani, J. & D. A. Morrison. Categorizing Ideas about Systematics: Alternative Trees of Trees, and Related Representations. Rendiconti Lincei Scienze Fisiche e Naturali 28(1): 191-202. Also in bioRxiv 2016: Paper 079483. (Article in PDF)

Podani, J. „Fában gondolkodás” a biológiában, avagy nem minden fa, ami annak látszik. Magyar Tudomány 178: 148–164. (Article in PDF)

Bagella, S. & J. Podani. A large-scale assessment of Isoetes histrix s.l. swards in the Mediterranean basin. Plant Sociology 54: 129–136. (Article at ResearchGate)

Ricotta, C., E. Ari, G. Bonanomi, F. Giannino, D. Heathfield, S. Mazzoleni & J. Podani. Spatial analysis of phylogenetic community structure: New version of a classical method. Community Ecology 18: 37-46. Also: PeerJ PrePrints, | CC-BY 4.0 Open Access | rec: 25 Mar 2015, publ: 25 Mar 2015. (Article at ResearchGate)

Chiarucci, A., S. Fattorini, B. Foggi, S. Landi, L. Lazzaro, J., Podani & D. Simberloff. Plant recording across two centuries reveals dramatic changes in species diversity of a Mediterranean archipelago. Scientific Reports 7: 5415. (Open Access Article at Publisher)

Ricotta, C. & J. Podani. On some properties of the Bray-Curtis dissimilarity and their ecological meaning. Ecological Complexity 31: 201–205. (Article at Publisher)

Podani, J. Different from Trees, more than Metaphors: Branching Silhouettes-Corals, Cacti and the Oaks. Systematic Biology 65: 737–753. (Article at Publisher)


Melito, S., G.L. Petretto, J. Podani, M. Foddai, M. Maldini, M. Chessa & G. Pintore. Altitude and climate influence Helichrysum italicum subsp. microphyllum essential oils composition. Industrial Crops and Products 80: 242-250. (Article at ResearchGate)

Podani, J. and D. Schmera. Once again on the components of pairwise beta diversity. Ecological Informatics 32: 63-68. (Article at Publication Database) (Article at Publisher)

Ricotta, C., J. Podani & S. Pavoine. A family of functional dissimilarity measures for presence and absence data. Ecology and Evolution 6(15): 5383–5389. (Open Access Article at Publisher) (Article at ResearchGate)

Podani, J. & A. Szilágyi. Bad math in Linnaeus’ Philosophia Botanica. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 38:10. (Article at Publication Database) (Article at Publisher)


Lengyel, A. and J. Podani. Assessing the relative importance of methodological decisions in classifications of vegetation data. Journal of Vegetation Science 26: 804-815. (Article at Publisher) (Preprint)

Schmera, D., J. Podani, J. Heino, T. Erős and N. LeRoy Poff. A proposed unified terminology of species traits in stream ecology. Freshwater Science 34(3): 823–830. (Article at ResearchGate)

Pócs, T. and J. Podani. Southern Thailand Bryophytes II. Epiphylls from the Phang-Nga area. Acta Botanica Hungarica 57: 183–198. (Article at ResearchGate)


Cardoso, P., F. Rigal, J.C. Carvalho, M. Fortelius, P.A.V. Borges, J. Podani and D. Schmera. Partitioning taxon, phylogenetic and functional beta diversity into replacement and richness difference components. Journal of Biogeography 41: 749-761. (Article at Publisher)

Podani, J., F. Jordán and D. Schmera. A new approach to exploring architecture of bipartite (interaction) ecological networks. Journal of Complex Networks 2: 168-186. (Article in PDF)

Schmera, D., J. Podani, T. Erős and J. Heino. Combining taxon-by-trait and taxon-by-site matrices for analysing trait patterns of macroinvertebrate communities: a rejoinder to Monaghan & Soares (2014). Freshwater Biology 59: 1551-1557. (Article at Publisher)


Carvalho, J.C., Cardoso, P., Borges, P.A.V., Schmera, D. and Podani, J. Measuring fractions of beta diversity and their relationships to nestedness: a theoretical and empirical comparison of novel approaches. Oikos 122: 825–834. (Article at ResearchGate)

Podani, J. Tree thinking, time and topology: Comments on the interpretation of tree diagrams in evolutionary/phylogenetic systematics. Cladistics 29: 315–327. (Preprint © 2012 Willi Hennig Society)

Podani, J., C. Ricotta and D. Schmera. 2013. A general framework for analyzing beta diversity, nestedness and related community-level phenomena based on abundance data. Ecological Complexity 15: 52–61. (Manuscript file)

Bagella, S., A. Satta, I. Floris, M. C. Caria, I. Rossetti and J. Podani. 2013. Effects of plant community composition and flowering phenology on honeybee foraging in Mediterranean sylvo-pastoral systems. Applied Vegetation Science 16: 688-697. (Article at Publisher)

Schmera, D. and J. Podani. Components of beta diversity in hierarchical sampling designs: A new approach. Ecological Indicators 26: 126–136. (Article at Publisher)

Podani, J., C. Ricotta, J.G. Pausas and D. Schmera. Combinatorial functional diversity: an information theoretical approach. Community Ecology 14(2): 180-188. (Article in PDF)


Podani, J. and D. Schmera. A comparative evaluation of pairwise nestedness measures. Ecography 35: 889–900.

Ari, E., P. Ittzés, J. Podani, Quynh Chi Le Thi, and É. Jakó. Comparison of Boolean analysis and standard phylogenetic methods using artificially evolved and natural mt-tRNA sequences from great apes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 63: 193-202.

Balla B, Vaszilko M, Kosa J, Podani J, Takacs I, Tobias B, Nagy Z, Lazary A, Lakatos P. New approach to analyze genetic and clinical data in bisphosphonate-induced osteonecrosis of the jaw. Oral Diseases 19:(2) p. 301.

Mesko, B, Poliska, S, Szamosi, S, Szekanecz, Z, Podani, J, Varadi, C, Guttman, A, Nagy, L. Peripheral blood gene expression and IgG glycosylation profiles as markers of Tocilizumab treatment in rheumatoid arthritis. Journal of Rheumatology 39(5): 1-13.


Schmera D. and J. Podani J. 2011. Comments on separating components of beta diversity. Community Ecol. 12(2):153-160. (Article in PDF)

Podani, J. and D. Schmera. 2011. A new conceptual and methodological framework for exploring and explaining pattern in presence-absence data. Oikos 120: 1625-1638. (Article in PDF)

Poliska, S., E. Csanky, A. Szanto, I. Szatmari, B. Mesko, L. Szeles, B. Dezso, B. Scholtz, J. Podani, I. Kilty, L. Takacs and L. Nagy. 2011. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-specific gene expression signatures of alveolar macrophages as well as peripheral blood monocytes overlap and correlate with lung function. Respiration 81(6): 499-510. DOI: 10.1159/000324297

Baranyi, G., S. S. Saura, J. Podani, F. Jordán. 2011. Contribution of habitat patches to network connectivity: Redundancy and uniqueness of topological indices. Ecological Indicators 11: 1301-1310. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2011.02.003.

Balla B, Pintér C, Kósa JP, Podani J, Takács I, Nagy Z, Speer G, Horváth B, Korányi L, Lakatos P. 2011. Gene expression changes in femoral head necrosis of human bone tissue. Disease Markers 31:(1) 25-32.

Szekeres J, Csányi B, Kovács K, Podani J. 2011. A 2009. évi Rába-vizsgálat vízi makrogerinctelenekre vonatkozó eredményei II. Ökológiai állapotértékelés. Acta Biologica Debrecina -Suppl. Oecologica Hungarica 21: 191-201.


Podani J. 2010. Taxonomy in evolutionary perspective. An essay on the relationships between taxonomy and evolutionary theory. Synbiol. Hung. 6: 1-42. (Article in PDF)

Kiss J, B. Balla, J. P. Kósa, A. Borsy, J. Podani, I. Takács, Á. Lazáry, Zs. Nagy, K. Bácsi, A. Kis, E. Szlávy, M. Szendrői, G. Speer, L. Orosz and P. Lakatos. 2010. Gene expression patterns in the bone tissue of women with fibrous dysplasia. American Journal of Medical Genetics A. 152A:2211–2220. .

Podani, J. 2010. Monophyly and paraphyly: a discourse without end? Taxon 55 (4): 1011-1015.

Bauer, B., F. Jordán and J. Podani. 2010. Node centrality indices in food webs: Rank orders versus distributions. Ecological Complexity 7: 471-477.

Engloner, A., Á. Major and J. Podani. 2010. Clonal diversity along a water depth gradient in a declining reed stand as detected by three different genetic methods. Aquatic Botany 92: 1-8.

Orlóci, L., J. Podani and F. Jordán. 2010. Community Ecology: ten years are gone. Community Ecol. 11: 1-4.

Podani, J and B. Csányi. 2010. Detecting indicator species: Some extensions of the IndVal measure. Ecological Indicators 10: 1119-1124.


Kósa, J. P., Balla, B., Speer, G., Kiss, J., Borsy, A., Podani, J., Takács, I., Lazáry, Á., Nagy, Z., Bácsi, K., Orosz, L., and Lakatos, P. 2009. Effect of menopause on gene expression pattern in bone tissue of nonosteoporotic women. Menopause 16: 367-377.

Balla, B., J.P. Kósa, J. Kiss, J. Podani, I. Takács, Á. Lazáry, Z. Nagy, K. Bácsi, G. Speer and P. Lakatos, P. 2009. Transcriptional profiling of immune system-related genes in postmenopausal osteoporotic versus non-osteoporotic human bone tissue. Clin Immunol. 131(2): 354-359.

Podani, J., A. Engloner and A. Major. 2009. Multilevel comparison of dendrograms: A new method with an application for genetic classifications. Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology 8(1): Article 22. DOI: 10.2202/1544-6115.1443.

Schmera, D., J. Podani and T. Erős. 2009. Measuring the contribution of community members to functional diversity. Oikos 118: 961-971.

Jakó, É., E. Ari, P. Ittzés, A. Horváth and J. Podani. 2009. BOOL-AN: A method for comparative sequence analysis and phylogenetic reconstruction. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 52: 887–897.

Kósa, J.P., B. Balla, J. Kiss, J. Podani, I. Takács, Á. Lazáry, Z. Nagy, K. Bácsi, A. Karsai, G. Speer and P. Lakatos. 2009. Postmenopausal expression changes of immune system-related genes in human bone tissue. Journal of Clinical Immunology 29(6): 761-768.

Podani, J. 2009. Taxonomy versus evolution. Taxon 54(4): 1049-1053.

Podani, J. 2009. Convex hulls, habitat filtering, and functional diversity: mathematical elegance versus ecological interpretability. Community Ecology 10(2): 244-250. (Article in PDF)

Balla B., Kósa P. J., Kiss J., Podani J., Takács I., Lazáry Á., Bácsi K., Nagy Zs., Speer G. és Lakatos P. 2009. Az immunrendszerben szerepet játszó gének expressziós változásainak vizsgálata osteoporoticus humán csontszövetben. Immunológiai Szemle/Immunology Quarterly 1:13-20.

Schmera, D., T. Erős and J. Podani. 2009. A measure for assessing functional diversity in ecological communities. Aquatic Ecol. 43: 157-167. DOI 10.1007/s10452-007-9152-9


Balla, B., J. P. Kósa, J. Kiss, A. Borsy, J. Podani, I. Takács, Á. Lazáry, Zs. Nagy, K. Bácsi, G. Speer, L. Orosz and P. Lakatos. 2008. Different Gene Expression Patterns in the Bone Tissue of Aging Postmenopausal Osteoporotic and Non-osteoporotic Women. Calcified Tissue International 82: 12-26. DOI 10.1007/s00223-007-9092-3

Somodi, I., K. Virágh and J. Podani. 2008. The effect of the expansion of the clonal grass Calamagrostis epigejos on the species turnover of a semi-arid grassland. Applied Veg. Sci. 11: 187-192.

Podani J. 2008. Kiigazítások és továbbgndolások, avagy: mi köze a zárvatermőknek az etikához? Bot. Közlem. 95: 157-163. (Article in PDF)

Borsy, A., J. Podani, V. Stéger, B. Balla, A. Horváth, J. P. Kósa, · I. Gyurján Jr, A. Molnár, Z. Szabolcsi, L. Szabó, E. Jakó, Z. Zomborszky, J. Nagy, Sz. Semsey, T. Vellai, P. Lakatos and L. Orosz. 2008. Identifying novel genes involved in both deer physiological and human pathological osteoporosis. Mol. Genet. Genomics 281: 301-313. DOI 10.1007/s00438-008-0413-7


Podani J. 2007. Magyarország edényes flórája a nagymérvű rendszertani változások tükrében. Bot. Közlem. 94: 155-174. (Article in PDF)

Podani J. 2007. Spatial confusion or clarity? Reply to Ricotta & Avena. Journal of Vegetation Science 18:921-924. (Article in PDF)

Simon T. and Podani J. 2007. Régi-új faj, az Euphorbia segetalis L. a Magyar flórában. (Euphorbia segetalis L., confirmed in the flora of Hungary). Kitaibelia 12: 121-123. (Article in PDF)

Podani, J. and D. Schmera. 2007. How should a dendrogram-based measure of functional diversity function? A rejoinder to Petchey and Gaston. Oikos 116:1427-1430. (Article in PDF)

Jordán, F., Benedek, Zs. and Podani, J. 2007. Quantifying positional importance in food webs: A comparison of centrality indices. Ecol. Modelling 205:270-275.

Scotti, M., J. Podani and F. Jordán. 2007. Weighting, scale dependence and indirect effects in ecological networks: A comparative study. Ecological Complexity 4:148–159.

Jordán, F., I. Scheuring, V. Vasas and J. Podani. 2006. Architectural classes of aquatic food webs based on link distribution. Community Ecology 7:81-90.


Podani, J. and P. Csontos. 2006. Quadrat size dependence, spatial autocorrelation and the classification of community data. Community Ecology 7:117-127.

Podani, J. and D. Schmera. 2006. On dendrogram-based measures of functional diversity. Oikos 115: 179-185. (Article in PDF)

Podani, J. 2006. With a machete through the jungle: some thoughts on community diversity. Acta Biotheoretica 54: 125-131.

Podani J. 2006. Magyarország edényes flórája a nagymérvű rendszertani változások tükrében. In: Kalapos T. (szerk.), Jelez a flóra és a vegetáció. A 80 éves Simon Tibort köszöntjük. Scientia, Budapest. pp. 55-73. In Hungarian. (Cikk PDF)

Podani J. 2006. Amit az élet törzsfájáról ma tudunk. In: Ujhelyi, P. (Szerk.), A Kárpát-medence gombái és növényei. Kossuth, Budapest. pp. 13-18. + család- és rendjellemzések. In Hungarian

Podani J. 2006. Braun-Blanquet’s legacy and data analysis in vegetation science. Journal of Vegetation Science 17: 113-117. (Article in PDF)


Podani J. 2005. Multivariate exploratory analysis of ordinal data in ecology: pitfalls, problems and solutions. Journal of Vegetation Science 15:497-510. (Article in PDF)

Podani, J., P. Csontos, J. Tamás and I. Miklós. 2005. A new multivariate approach to studying temporal changes of vegetation. Plant Ecology 181:85-100.

Miklós, I., I. Somodi and J. Podani. 2005. Rearrangement of ecological data matrices via Markov chain Monte Carlo simulation. Ecology 86(12):3398-3410.

Ittzés, P., É. Jakó, Á. Kun, A. Kun and J. Podani. 2005. A discrete mathematical method for the analysis of spatial pattern. Community Ecology 6: 177-190.


Csontos, P., J. Tamás and J. Podani. 2004. Slope aspect affects the seed mass spectrum of grassland vegetation. Seed Science Res.14: 379-385.

Miklos I. and Podani J. 2004. Randomization of presence-absence matrices:comments and new algorithms. Ecology 85 (1): 86-92 (Abstract )


Podani J, Miklos I: Resemblance coefficients and the horseshoe effect in principal coordinates analysis. Ecology 83 (12): 3331-3343 DEC 2002. (Abstract )


Podani, J., Z.N. Oltvai, H. Jeong, B. Tombor, A.-L. Barabasi, E. Szathmary. 2001. Comparable system-level organization of Archaea and Eukaryotes. Nature Genetics 29, 54 - 56 (September 2001) (Paper at Publisher)

Tamás, J.; Podani, J. & Csontos, P. 2001. An extension of presence/absence coefficients to abundance data: a new look at absence. J. Veg. Sci. 12: 401-410. (Article in PDF)

Engloner A. $ Podani, J. 2001. A new approach in evaluating the efficiency of macromorphological description of reed (Phragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. ex Steudel) stands. Flora 196:381-389.


Podani, J., P. Csontos and J. Tamas. 2000. Additive trees in the analysis of community data. Community Ecology 1:33-41. (Article in PDF)

Podani, J. 2000. Simulation of random dendrograms and comparison tests: some comments. J. Classif. 17:123-142. (Abstract in GIF)


Podani, J. 1999. Extending Gower's general coefficient of similarity to ordinal characters. Taxon 48:331-340. (Article in PDF)


Podani, J., T. Czaran and I. Scheuring. 1998. Individual-centered analysis of community pattern: some case studies. Abstr. Bot. 22:101-112. (Article in PDF)

Bartha, S., T. Czaran and J. Podani. 1998. Exploring plant community dynamics in abstract coenostate spaces. Abstr. Bot. 22:49-66. (Article in PDF)


Podani, J. 1997. Explanatory variables in classifications and the detection of the optimum number of clusters. pp. 125-132 in: C. Hayashi, N. Ohsumi, K. Yajima, Y. Tanaka, H.-H. Bock & Y. Baba: Data Science, Classification, and Related Methods. Springer, Tokyo. (Article in PDF)

J. Podani. 1977. On the sensitivity of ordination and classification methods to variation in the input order of data. J. Veg. Sci. 8:153-156.

Podani, J. and T. Czaran. 1997. Individual-centered analysis of mapped point patterns representing multi-species species assemblages. J. Veg. Sci. 8:259-270. (Article in PDF)

Podani, J. 1997. A measure of discordance for partially ranked data when presence/absence is also meaningful. Coenoses 12:127-130. (Article in pdf)

Podani, J. 1997. SYN-TAX 5.1: A new version for PC and Macintosh computers, Coenoses 12:149-152. (Article in pdf)

Articles published before 1995

Podani, J. 1995. SYN-TAX 5.0: Computer programs for multivariate analysis in ecology and systematics. In: G. Guariso & A. Rizzoli (eds.), Software per l'Ambiente. Patron, Bologna. pp. 37-43.

Podani, J. 1993. SYN-TAX 5.0: Computer programs for multivariate data analysis in ecology and systematics. Abstracta Botanica 17:289-302.

Podani, J., T. Czárán & S. Bartha. 1993. Pattern, area and diversity: the importance of spatial scale in species assemblages. Abstracta Botanica 17:37-52. (article in pdf)

Feoli, E., J. Podani & C. Y. Sun. 1993. The correspondence between geographic position and climatic ordinations of the major vegetation zones of China: a Procrustes analysis approach. Abstracta Botanica 17:141- 146. (article in pdf)

Podani, J. 1992. Space series analysis of vegetation: processes reconsidered. Abstracta Botanica 16:25-29. (article in pdf)

Bába, K. & J. Podani. 1992. A multivariate analysis of snail distributions in the Bükk Mountains, Hungary. In: E. Gittenberger & J. Gomd (eds.), Proceedings of the 9th Malacological Congress. pp. 35-40. Leiden, The Netherlands.

Podani, J. 1991. On the standardization of Procrustes statistics for the comparison of ordinations. Abstracta Botanica 15:43-46. (article in pdf)

Podani, J. & E. Feoli. 1991. A general strategy for the simultaneous classification of variables and objects in ecological data tables. Journal of Vegetation Science 2:435-444. (Reprinted in: E. Feoli & L. Orlóci (eds.), Computer Assisted Vegetation Analysis. pp. 197-209. Kluwer, The Netherlands. 1991). (article in pdf)

Kenkel, N. C. & J. Podani. 1991. Plot size and estimation efficiency in plant community studies. Journal of Vegetation Science 2:539-544. (article in pdf)

Podani, J. 1991. SYN-TAX IV. Computer programs for data analysis in ecology and systematics. In: E. Feoli & L. Orlóci (eds.), Computer Assisted Vegetation Analysis. pp. 437-452. Kluwer, The Netherlands.

Podani, J. 1990. SYN-TAX III-pc - Supplement 1: Minimum spanning trees. Abstracta Botanica 14:1-6.

Podani, J. 1990. SYN-TAX III-pc - Supplement 2: Fuzzy clustering. Abstracta Botanica 14:7-22.

Podani, J. 1990. SYN-TAX III-pc - Supplement 3: Macintosh version. Abstracta Botanica 14:23-29.

Podani, J. 1990. Comparison of fuzzy classifications. Coenoses 5:17-21. (Reprinted in: E. Feoli & L. Orlóci (eds.), Computer Assisted Vegetation Analysis. pp. 241- 246. Kluwer, The Netherlands. 1991) (article in pdf)

Podani, J. 1989. A method for generating consensus partitions and its application to community classification. Coenoses 4:1-10. (Reprinted in: E. Feoli & L. Orlóci (eds.), Computer Assisted Vegetation Analysis. pp. 185-195. Kluwer, The Netherlands. 1991) (article in pdf)

Podani, J. 1989. New combinatorial SAHN clustering methods. Vegetatio 81:61-77. (article in pdf)

Török, K., J. Podani & A. Borhidi. 1989. Numerical revision of the Fagion illyricum alliance. Vegetatio 81:169-180. (article in pdf)

Podani, J. 1989. Comparison of classifications and ordinations of vegetation data. Vegetatio 83:111-128. (article in pdf)

Kenkel, N., P. Juhász-Nagy & J. Podani. 1989. On sampling strategies in plant ecology. Vegetatio 83:195-207. (article in pdf)

Podani, J. 1989. SYN-TAX. Computer programs for data analysis in ecology and systematics. Journal of Classification 6:273-278.

Peregovits, L. & J. Podani. 1989. The Macrolepidoptera fauna of the Eastern Carpathians: a multivariate study. Nota Lepidopterologica 12. Suppl. 1:54-57.

Podani, J. 1988. SYN-TAX III. A package of programs for data analysis in community ecology and systematics. Coenoses 3:111-119.

Podani, J. 1988. Graphics routines for SYN-TAX III. Abstracta Botanica 12:183-188.

Podani, J. 1988. SYN-TAX III. User's Manual. Abstracta Botanica 12. Suppl. 1:1-183.

Podani, J. 1987. Computerized sampling in vegetation studies. Coenoses 2:9-18. (Reprinted in: E. Feoli & L. Orlóci (eds.), Computer Assisted Vegetation Analysis. pp. 17-28. Kluwer, The Netherlands. 1991) (article in pdf)

Podani, J. 1986. Comparison of partitions in vegetation studies. Abstracta Botanica 10:235-290.

Podani, J. 1985. Syntaxonomic congruence in a small-scale vegetation survey. Abstracta Botanica 9:99-128.

Podani, J. 1984. Spatial processes in the analysis of vegetation: theory and review. Acta Bot. Hung. 30:75-118. (article in pdf)

Kereszty, Z. & J. Podani. 1984. A preliminary numerical taxonomic study of the Scilla bifolia aggregate (Liliaceae, Scilloideae) in Hungary. Acta Bot. Hung. 30:369-378. (article in pdf)

Podani, J. 1984. Analysis of mapped and simulated vegetation patterns by means of computerized sampling techniques. Acta Bot. Hung. 30:419-441. (article in pdf)

Podani, J. 1984. SYN-TAX II. Computer programs for data analysis in ecology and systematics. Abstracta Botanica 8:73-94.

Podani, J. & T.A. Dickinson. 1984. Comparison of dendrograms: a multivariate approach. Can. J. Bot. 62:2765-2778. (article in pdf)

Juhász-Nagy, P. & J. Podani. 1983. Information theory methods for the study of spatial processes and succession. Vegetatio 51:129-140. (article in pdf)

Török, K. & J. Podani. 1982. A numerical analysis of karstic bush forests of Gerecse Hills, Hungary. Documents Phytosociologiques N.S. 6:339-354.

Oláh, B. & J. Podani. 1982. Sorgum halepense (L.) Pers. populációk számítógépes vizsgálata a panicula bélyegek alapján. (A morphometric study of Sorgum halepense populations; in Hungarian). Abstracta Botanica 7:59-68.

Rajkai, K. & J. Podani. 1982. Réti növénytársulások elemzése egy numerikus osztályozó módszer alkalmazásával. (A classification study of meadow communities; in Hungarian). Abstracta Botanica 7:69-73.

Podani, J. 1980. SYN-TAX: Számitógépes programcsomag ökológiai, cönológiai és taxonómiai osztályozások végrehajtására. (Computer programs for ecological and taxonomical classifications, in Hungarian). Abstracta Botanica 6:1-158. (English Abstract )

Podani, J. 1979. Association-analysis based on the use of mutual information. Acta Bot. Acad. Sci. Hung. 25:125- 130. (article in pdf)

Podani, J. 1979. Generalized strategy for homogeneity- optimizing hierarchical classificatory methods. pp. 203- 209 in: L. Orlóci, C.R. Rao & W.M. Stiteler (eds.), Multivariate Methods in Ecological Work, Statistical Ecology 7. Internat. Co-op. Publ. House, Burtonsville, Maryland, USA. (article in pdf)

Kovács, M. & J. Podani. 1979. Zönologische Untersuchung der Traubeneichen-Zerreichenw„lder der Tarna-Gegend (Nord-ungarisches Mittelgebirge). Phytocoenologia 6:439- 454. (article in pdf)

Podani, J. 1978. A method for clustering of binary (floristical) data in vegetation research. Acta Bot. Acad. Sci. Hung. 24:121-137. (article in pdf)

Unpublished theses

A phytosociological study of the Seslerietum communities in Budapest. M.A. thesis, ELTE, Budapest, 1976.
Hierarchical classification methods for analysing binary vegetation data. Ph.D. thesis, ELTE, Budapest, 1978.
Spatial Processes in the Analysis of Vegetation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Western Ontario, 1982

Book reviews

Podani J, 1978. Williams, W. T. (ed.), Pattern analysis in agricultural sciences. Acta Bot. Acad. Sci. Hung. 24:226-227.
Podani, J. 1981. Green, R. H., Sampling design and statistical methods for environmental biologists. Acta Bot. Acad. Sci. Hung. 27:278-279.
Podani, J. 1981. R. A. Pimentel, Morphometrics. Acta Bot. Acad. Sci. Hung. 27:461-462.
Podani, J. 1983. Tracey, J. G. The vegetation of the humid tropical region of North Queensland. Acta Bot. Hung. 29:399.
Podani, J. 1984. F. I. Woodward & J. E. Sheehy. Principles and measurements in environmental biology. Butterworths, London. Acta Bot. Hung. 30:241-242.
Podani, J. 1984. A. D. Gordon. Classification. Methods for the exploratory analysis of multivariate data. Chapman & Hall, London. 1983. Acta Bot. Hung. 30:246.
Podani, J. 1984. N. E. West (ed.), Temperate deserts and semi-deserts. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1983. Acta Bot. Hung. 30:473.
Podani, J. 1984. J. Felsenstein (ed.), Numerical taxonomy. Springer, New York, 1983. Acta Bot. Hung. 30:473-474.
Podani, J. 1984. G. Dunn & B. S. Everitt: An introduction to mathematical taxonomy. Cambridge Univ. Press, 1982. Acta Bot. Hung. 30:474-475.
Podani, J. 1985. T. F. H. Allen & T. B. Starr: Hierarchy. Perspectives for ecological complexity. Univ. Chicago Press, 1982. Acta Bot. Hung. 31:353.
Podani, J. 1986. L. Orlóci & N. C. Kenkel: Introduction to data analysis with examples from population and community ecology. Acta Bot. Hung. 32:331.
Podani, J. 1987. K. A. Kershaw & J. H. H. Looney: Quantitative and dynamic plant ecology. 3rd edition. Arnold, London. Acta Bot. Hung. 33:148-149.
Podani, J. 1988. P. G. N. Digby & R. A. Kempton. Multivariate analysis of ecological communities. Chapman and Hall, London. 1987. Acta Bot. Hung. 34:428-429.
Podani, J. 1988. B. F. J. Manly. Multivariate Statistical Methods. A Primer. Chapman & Hall, London. Acta Bot. Hung. 34:432-433.
Podani, J. 1994. Klijn, F. (ed.), Ecosystem Classification for Environmental Management. Kluwer. Abstracta Botanica 18: 48.
Podani, J. 1994. M. Turner & R. Gardner (eds.), 1991. Quantitative Methods in Landscape Ecology. Springer. Abstracta Botanica 18: 85.
Podani, J. 1996. Opitz et al.: Information and Classificationj: Concepts, Methods and Applications. Springer. Abstracta Botanica 19:34.
Podani J . 2001. Numerical ecology, 2nd English edition by Legendre P, Legendre L. J. Classif. 18 (2): 285-288.
Podani J. 2002. Analysis of ecological communities by McCune et al. Community Ecol. 3(2):254-255.
Podani J. 2003. Spatial and temporal statistics by Nielsen and Wendroth. Community Ecol. 4(1):115.
Podani J. 2004. Forest vegetation of northern Asia. Ed. by J. Kolbek et al. Community Ecol. 5(1), 146-147.
Podani J. 2004. Symbiosis. Ed. by J. Sekbach. Community Ecol. 5(1), 147-148.
Podani J. 2005. Vegetation ecology. Ed. by E. van der Maarel. Community Ecol. 6(1), 116.
Podani J. 2005. Recent dynamics of the Mediterranean vegetation and landscape. Ed. by S. Mazzoleni et al. Community Ecol. 6(1), 116-117.
Podani J, 2007. The vegetation and fauna of Hungarian landscapes. Ed. by G. Fekete and Z. Varga. Community Ecol. 7(1), 131-132.
Podani J. 2017. Data analysis in vegetation ecology by O. Wildi. Community Ecol. 18(3), 319-320.

Publications in the field of zoology

Agócsy, P. & J. Podani. 1973. Egy Aegopis populáció vizsgálata. (A study of an Aegopis population; in Hungarian). Soósiana 1:43-46.
Podani, J. & A. Szigethy. 1974. Az Orculidae család magyarországi fajai. (The orculid species of Hungary; in Hungarian). Soósiana 2:7-16.
Podani, J. 1976. A Sashegy (Budai hg.) csigafaunája. (Snail fauna of Sas-hill, Budapest; in Hungarian). Soósiana 4:13-14.
Podani, J. 1978. Néhány klasszifikációs és ordinációs eljárás alkalmazása a malakofaunisztikai és cönológiai adatok feldolgozásában. I. (Application of some clustering and ordination methods to the analysis of malacofaunistical and cenological data; in Hungarian). Állattani Közlemények 65:103-113.
Pintér, L. & J. Podani. 1979. Oxychilus (Ortizius) translucidus (Mortillet 1854) Magyarországon. (Oxychilus translucidus in Hungary; in Hungarian). Soósiana 7:95-96.
Podani, J. 1980. Néhány klasszifikációs és ordinációs eljárás alkalmazása a malakofaunisztikai és cönológiai adatok feldolgozásában. (Application of some clustering and ordination methods to the analysis of malacofaunistical and cenological data; in Hungarian). II. Állattani Közlemények 67:85-98.
Podani, J. 1980. A Vácrátóti Arborétum puhatestű faunája. (Mollusc fauna of the Vácrátót Arboretum; in Hungarian). Soósiana 8:25-27.
Podani, J. 1980. A Clausilia parvula (Fér.) új hazai lelőhelye. (A new record of Clausilia parvula in Hungary; in Hungarian). Soósiana 8:28.
Podani, J. 1981. Tengeri csigák és kagylók Bartók Béla hagyatékában. (Marine shells in B. Bartók's estate; in Hungarian). Soósiana 9:27-28.
Podani, J. & A. Varga. 1984. Bugát Pál a malakológus. (P. Bugát, the malacologist; in Hungarian). Fol. Hist.-nat. Mus. Matr. 9:75-77.

Publications in the field of environmental sciences

Török, K., P. Klincsek & J. Podani. 1979. Budapest forgalmas útjain ültetett leggyakoribb fafajok sókárosodásának vizsgálata. (The effect of decing salt on trees commonly planted in Budapest; in Hungarian). Bot. Közl. 66:19-27.
Kovács, M., I. Précsényi & J. Podani. 1978. Anhaufung von Elementen im Balatoner Schilfrohr. Acta Bot. Acad. Sci. Hung. 24:99-111.
Podani, J., M. Kovács & M. Dinka. 1979. A balatoni nád elemtartalmának vizsgálata. I. A nád szerveinek összehasonlítása, az elemek közötti korrelációk. (Elemental concentrations in the reed of Lake Balaton; in Hungarian). Bot. Közl. 66:275-284.
Dinka, M., M. Kovács & J. Podani. 1979. A balatoni nád elemtartalmának vizsgálata. II. A nád elem-akkumulációja a különböző terhelésű partszakaszokon. Elemental concentrations in the reed of Lake Balaton; in Hungarian). Bot. Közl. 66:285-290.
Kovács, M., J. Podani, P. Klincsek, M. Dinka & K. Török. 1981. Element composition of the leaves of some deciduous trees and the biological indication of heavy metals in an urban-industrial environment. Acta Bot. Acad. Sci. Hung.27:43-52.
Kovács, M. I. Opauszky, J. Podani, P. Klincsek & M. Dinka. 1981. A nagyvárosi fák és cserjék leveleinek elemtartalma. (Elemental concentrations in trees and shrubs planted in cities; in Hungarian). Bot. Közl. 68:95-107.
Kovács, M., J. Podani, P. Klincsek, M. Dinka & K. Török. 1982. Element composition of the leaves of some deciduous trees and the monitoring of heavy metals in an urban- industrial environment. In: R. Bornkamm, J.A. Lee & M.R.D. Seaward (eds.), Urban ecology. pp. 167-170. Blackwell, Oxford.
Kovács, M. I. Opauszky, P. Klincsek & J. Podani. 1982. The leaves of city trees as accumulation indicators. In: Steubing, L. & H.-J. J„ger (eds.), Monitoring of air pollutants by plants. pp. 149-153. Junk, The Hague.
Kovács, M. I. Opauszky, P. Klincsek & J. Podani. 1982. Listja derevev kak indikatori zagraznenija tjazhelimi metallami krupnih gorodov. In: Komplexni Globalni Monitoring Zagraznenija Okruzhayushei Prirodnoi Sredi. Gidrometeoizdat, Leningrad. pp. 307-314.
Podani, J. 1983. Ispoliozovanie visschih rastenij v monitoringe okruzhaiushei sredi. In: G.P. Andrusaitis, V.I. Rodinov & P.A. Cimdin (eds.), Razrabotka i vnedrenie na komplexnih fonovih stanciah metodov biologicheskogo moni-toringa. Zinatne, Riga. pp. 32-39.
Kovács, M., J. Podani, Z. Tuba & G. Turcsányi. 1986. A környezetszennyezést jelző és mérő élőlények. (Bioindication methods; in Hungarian). Mezőgazdasági, Budapest. Translated and revised as: Kovács, M. (ed.), Biological Indicators in Environmental Protection. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest (1992). pp. 207.
Kovács, M. & J. Podani. 1986. Bioindication: a short review on the use of plants as indicators of heavy metals. Acta Biol. Hung. 37:19-29.

Conference proceedings and special volumes

Orbán, S. & J. Podani (eds.). 1985. Proceedings of the 4th Meeting of the Central and East European Bryologists, Eger, August 12-16, 1985. Abstracta Botanica 9. Suppl. 2. pp. 244.
Pócs, T., T. Simon, Z. Tuba & J. Podani (eds.). 1987. Proceedings of the IAB conference of Bryoecology. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest.
Podani, J. & G. Fekete. (eds.) 1992. Time and Space: Scale Dependence of Vegetation Dynamics. Papers presented at the 34th IAVS Symposium, Eger, Budapest. Abstracta Botanica 16(1).
Podani, J. & K. Bába. 1992. (eds.) A complex malacological and ecological survey of the Bükk Mountains, Hungary. Abstracta Botanica 16(2).
Oborny, B. & J. Podani. 1996. (eds.) Clonality in Plant Communities. Special Issue: Abstracta Botanica 19. Reprinted as: Special Features in Vegetation Science 11. Opulus Press, Uppsala.
Kenkel, N. C. & J. Podani. (eds.) 1998. Scale, Pattern, Fractals and Diversity. Scientia, Budapest.
E. Feldmeyer-Christe, S. Ghosh, O. Wildi, N. E. Zimmermann and J. Podani (eds.), 2004. Modern Approaches in Vegetation Monitoring. Akadémiai, Budapest.

Other communications, journalism

Podani, J. 1984. Rózsaszínű sziklák birodalmában. Búvár 39: 458-460.
Podani, J. 1993. Juhász-Nagy Pál emlékezete. Az életút állomásai. Természet Világa 124: 338-340.
Podani, J. 1993. In memoriam Pál Juhász-Nagy. Journal of Vegetation Science 4:581-582.
Podani, J. & E. Szathmáry. 1993. In search of truth - Pál Juhász Nagy's life and work. Abstracta Botanica 17: 3-10.
Podani, J. & N.C. Kenkel. 2000. Prologue: a new journal, and a farewell to two others. Community Ecology 1(1): 1-2.
Podani, J. & E. Szathmáry. 2001. Aki mindig az igazságot kereste… Juhász-Nagy Pál élete és munkássága. In: Oborny B. (ed.) Teremtő Sokféleség, Vácrátót. pp. 9-24. (In Hungarian)
Podani J. 2006. Fejezetek az ÉLŐVILÁG ENCIKLOPÉDIA II. A Kárpát-medence gombái és növényei kötetben, Kossuth Kiadó, Budapest.
Podani J. 2007. Rendteremtés a biológiai osztályozásban. Élet és Tudomány 62 (29): 902-905.
Podani J. 2007. Az élet törzsfája. Élet és Tudomány 62 (30): 943-946.
Podani J. 2007. Növények, állatok és egysejtűek. Haeckel törzsfája. Élet és Tudomány 62 (30): 958.
Podani J. 2007. Új rokonok – molekuláris alapon. Élet és Tudomány 62 (32): 1008-1011.
Orlóci, L., J. Podani and F. Jordán. 2010. Community Ecology: ten years are gone. Community Ecology 11(1):1-4.
Scheuring I, Podani J, Szilágyi A. 2013. Az evolúció fényében. Megjegyzések Csorba F. László: "A világ útvesztője és a szív paradicsoma" című írásához. Természet Világa 144 (5): Suppl. LXV-LXVI. (In Hungarian)
Podani, J., L. Orlóci, E. Feoli and L. Mucina. 2014. Michael Bodley Dale (1939-2014). Community Ecology 15(2):269-272.
Mucina, L., J. Podani and E. Feoli. 2018. David W. Goodall (1914-2018): An ecologist of the century. Community Ecology 19(1):93-101.
Jordán, F., J. Podani. 2018. The community of community ecologists met in Budapest. Community Ecology 19(2):105-106.

Podani, J. 2020. Veszélyben a természettudományi múzeum évszázados gyűjteménye! (Article)

Podani, J. 2021. Túl a köntörfalon – ők felelosek a Természettudományi Trianonjáért (Article)

Csontos P., Kalapos T., Pócs T., Podani J. 2021. In memoriam Simon Tibor (1926-2020). Botanikai Közlemények 108(1): 1-16. (Article)

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