Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis

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Prentice Hall, Jan 1, 1998 - Mathematics - 816 pages
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This market leading text provides experimental scientists in a wide variety of disciplines with a readable introduction to the statistical analysis of multivariate observations. Its overarching goal is to provide readers with the knowledge necessary to make proper interpretations and select appropriate techniques for analyzing multivariate data. The Fourth Edition has been revised to take greater advantage of graphical displays of multivariate data and of statistical software programs that facilitate the analysis of complex data. *NEW - Graphical displays of multivariate data moved from Chapter 12 to chapter 1 and many new illustrations and graphics have been added to provide a more visual approach to the subject. *NEW - discussions of important topics including: - Detecting Outliers and Data Cleaning in Chapter 4.- Multivariate Quality Control in Chapter 5. - Monitoring Quality with Principal Components in Chapter 8.- Correspondence Analysis, Biplots, and Procrustes Analysis in Chapter 12. *NEW - Expanded coverage of the following topics: Generalized variance, Assessing normality and transformations to normality, Repeated measures designs, Model checking and other aspects of regre

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Contents

Concepts
86
SAMPLE GEOMETRY AND RANDOM SAMPLING
116
THE MULTIVARIATE NORMAL DISTRIBUTION
157
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Richard A. Johnson is the curator of the Sports Museum of New England & the author of "Young at Heart: The Story of Johnny Kelly." He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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