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1. Introduction

Author : Daniel Zelterman

Published in: Applied Multivariate Statistics with R

Publisher: Springer International Publishing

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Abstract

WE ARE SURROUNDED by data. How is multivariate data analysis different from more familiar univariate methods? This chapter provides a summary of most of the major topics covered in this book. We also want to provide advocacy for the multivariate methods developed.

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Footnotes
1
The thoughtful reader might argue this exercise does not make sense because there are only 50 states and this census represents the values of the complete population. In other words, there is no uncertainty associated with this data because there is no larger population of states for us to sample from.
 
2
This survey is funded by The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
 
3
Named for Dutch astronomer Gerard Peter Kuiper (rhymes with viper) 1905–1973.
 
4
SAS is copyright © SAS Institute, Cary, NC.
 
5
Briefly, a macro is a program that writes a program.
 
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Metadata
Title
Introduction
Author
Daniel Zelterman
Copyright Year
2015
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-14093-3_1

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