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Applied Multivariate Statistics with R / by Daniel Zelterman

By: Resource type: Ressourcentyp: Buch (Online)Book (Online)Language: English Series: Statistics for Biology and Health | SpringerLink BücherPublisher: [Cham, u.a.] : Springer, 2015Description: Online-Ressource (XVI, 393 p. 121 illus., 108 illus. in color, online resource)ISBN:
  • 9783319140933
Subject(s): Additional physical formats: 9783319140926 | Druckausg.: Applied multivariate statistics with R. Cham : Springer, 2015. XVI, 393 S.RVK: RVK: ST 260LOC classification:
  • QA276-280
DOI: DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-14093-3Online resources:
Contents:
Summary: Introduction.- Elements of R -- Graphical Displays -- Basic Linear Algebra -- The Univariate Normal Distribution -- Bivariate Normal Distribution -- Multivariate Normal Distribution -- Factor Methods -- Multivariate Linear Regression -- Discrimination and Classification -- Clustering -- Time Series Models -- Other Useful Methods -- References -- Appendix -- Selected Solutions -- IndexSummary: This book brings the power of multivariate statistics to graduate-level practitioners, making these analytical methods accessible without lengthy mathematical derivations. Using the open source, shareware program R, Professor Zelterman demonstrates the process and outcomes for a wide array of multivariate statistical applications. Chapters cover graphical displays, linear algebra, univariate, bivariate and multivariate normal distributions, factor methods, linear regression, discrimination and classification, clustering, time series models, and additional methods. Zelterman uses practical examples from diverse disciplines to welcome readers from a variety of academic specialties. Those with backgrounds in statistics will learn new methods while they review more familiar topics. Chapters include exercises, real data sets, and R implementations. The data are interesting, real-world topics, particularly from health and biology-related contexts. As an example of the approach, the text examines a sample from the Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System, discussing both the shortcomings of the data as well as useful analyses. The text avoids theoretical derivations beyond those needed to fully appreciate the methods. Prior experience with R is not necessary.PPN: PPN: 1657941108Package identifier: Produktsigel: ZDB-2-SEB | ZDB-2-SXMS | ZDB-2-SMA
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