Discriminant Analysis and Applications

Discriminant Analysis and Applications

1st Edition - January 28, 1973

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  • Editor: T. Cacoullos
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483268712

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Discriminant Analysis and Applications comprises the proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Discriminant Analysis and Applications held in Kifissia, Athens, Greece in June 1972. The book presents the theory and applications of Discriminant analysis, one of the most important areas of multivariate statistical analysis. This volume contains chapters that cover the historical development of discriminant analysis methods; logistic and quasi-linear discrimination; and distance functions. Medical and biological applications, and computer graphical analysis and graphical techniques for multidimensional data are likewise discussed. Statisticians, mathematicians, and biomathematicians will find the book very interesting.

Table of Contents


  • Contributors

    Preface

    Introductory Address

    Logistic Discrimination with Medical Applications

    Asymptotic Evaluation of the Probabilities of Misclassification by Linear Discriminant Functions

    Graphical Techniques for High Dimensional Data

    Distance, Discrimination, and Error

    Theories and Methods in Classification: A Review

    Methods and Applications of Equal-Mean Discrimination

    Computer Graphical Analysis and Discrimination

    Discriminant Problems About Gaussian Processes

    The Basic Problems of Cluster Analysis

    Some Results on the Multiple Group Discriminant Problem

    Discrimination and the Affinity of Distributions

    Simulation Experiments with Multiple Group Linear and Quadratic Discriminant Analysis

    Finite and Infinite Models for Generalized Group-Testing with Unequal Probabilities of Success for Each Item

    Quasi-Linear Discrimination

    The Discriminant Function in Systematic Biology

    Classifying when Populations Are Estimated

    Some Operating Characteristics of Linear Discriminant Functions

    A Bibliography of Discriminant Analysis

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  • No. of pages: 456
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1973
  • Published: January 28, 1973
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483268712

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T. Cacoullos

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