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Exploratory Multivariate Analysis in Archaeology

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ISBN-10: 0748604235

ISBN-13: 9780748604234

Edition: 1994

Authors: Mike Baxter

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Explains various statistical analysis methods most commonly being used in archaeology: principal component, correspondence, cluster, and discriminant. Concentrates on methods for which software is available, illustrating their use with real data sets. Includes an extensive bibliography. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Book details

Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

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List of Figures
Multivariate Statistics in Archaeologyp. 1
Univariate and Bivariate Approaches and Preliminary Data Analysisp. 27
Principal Component Analysis - The Main Ideasp. 48
Principal Component Analysis - Specialised Topicsp. 63
Correspondence Analysis - The Main Ideasp. 100
Correspondence Analysis - Extensionsp. 110
Cluster Analysis - The Main Ideasp. 140
Cluster Analysis - Some Problemsp. 154
Discriminant Analysis - The Main Ideasp. 185
Further Aspects of Discriminant Analysisp. 193
The Final Chapterp. 219
Appendix A Data Setsp. 227
Appendix B Matrix Algebra - An Informal Guidep. 240
Appendix C Computational Considerationsp. 252
Appendix D MV-ARCH and MV-NUTSHELLXp. 261
Bibliographyp. 262
Indexp. 304
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