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  1. Philip K Hopke1,
  2. Clifford H. Spiegelman2,
  3. KWANG-Su Park

Published Online: 15 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057339.vac020.pub2

Encyclopedia of Environmetrics

Encyclopedia of Environmetrics

How to Cite

Hopke, P. K., Spiegelman, C. H. and Park, K.-S. 2013. Chemometrics . Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 1.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2013


Chemometrics is a chemical discipline that uses mathematics, statistics, and formal logic (i) to design or select optimal experimental procedures; (ii) to provide maximum relevant chemical information by analyzing chemical data; and (iii) to obtain knowledge about chemical systems. In applications in industry, (iii) can be changed as follows: to obtain knowledge about chemical systems for monitoring or controlling operation of systems. This article focuses on areas of chemometrics that are most relevant to environmetrics.


  • statistics;
  • design of experiments;
  • optimization;
  • signal processing;
  • resolution enhancement;
  • parameter estimation;
  • structure/activity relationships;
  • pattern recognition;
  • artificial intelligence;
  • multiway analysis