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Introduction to Multivariate Analysis : Texts in Statistical Science (Chapman & Hall/CRC) - Chris Chatfield

Introduction to Multivariate Analysis

Texts in Statistical Science (Chapman & Hall/CRC)

Paperback Published: 1st May 1981
ISBN: 9780412160400
Number Of Pages: 246

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This book provides an introduction to the analysis of multivariate data.It describes multivariate probability distributions, the preliminary analysisof a large -scale set of data, princ iple component and factor analysis,traditional normal theory material, as well as multidimensional scaling andcluster analysis.Introduction to Multivariate Analysis provides a reasonable blend oftheory and practice. Enough theory is given to introduce the concepts andto make the topics mathematically interesting. In addition the authors discussthe use (and misuse) of the techniques in pra ctice and present appropriatereal-life examples from a variety of areas includ ing agricultural research,soc iology and crim inology. The book should be suitable both for researchworkers and as a text for students taking a course on multivariate analysis.

"The book's simplicity of approach and clear presentation make it a good choice for an undergraduate course or a self-study course in multivariate analysis." -Journal of the American Statistical Association "The original aims of the book are fulfilled remarkably well, thus providing a text which is to be welcomed into an area where there has been a recent dearth of introductory material." -BIAS

Part One. Multivariate distributions. Preliminary data analysis. Part Two: Finding new underlying variables. Principal component analysis. Factor analysis. Part Three: Procedures based on the multivariate normal distribution. The multivariate normal distribution. Procedures based on normal distribution theory. The multivariate analysis of variance. The multivariate analysis of covariance and related topics. Part Four: Multi-dimensional scaling and cluster analysis. Multi-dimensional scaling. Cluster analysis.

ISBN: 9780412160400
ISBN-10: 0412160404
Series: Texts in Statistical Science (Chapman & Hall/CRC)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 246
Published: 1st May 1981
Publisher: CHAPMAN & HALL
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.62 x 16.41  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 1

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