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Introduction to uses and interpretation of principal component analyses in forest biology.Author(s): J. G. Isebrands; Thomas R. Crow
Source: General Technical Report NC-17. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionThe application of principal component analysis for interpretation of multivariate data sets is reviewed with emphasis on (1) reduction of the number of variables, (2) ordination of variables, and (3) applications in conjunction with multiple regression.
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CitationIsebrands, J. G.; Crow, Thomas R. 1975. Introduction to uses and interpretation of principal component analyses in forest biology. General Technical Report NC-17. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsmultivariate analysis, eigenvector, principal component, ordination, orthogonal regression
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