9. Classification Analysis: Allocation of Observations to Groups

  1. Alvin C. Rencher and
  2. William F. Christensen

Published Online: 1 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118391686.ch9

Methods of Multivariate Analysis, Third Edition

Methods of Multivariate Analysis, Third Edition

How to Cite

Rencher, A. C. and Christensen, W. F. (2012) Classification Analysis: Allocation of Observations to Groups, in Methods of Multivariate Analysis, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118391686.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470178966

Online ISBN: 9781118391686

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Keywords:

  • classification analysis;
  • covariance matrices;
  • linear classification;
  • quadratic classification;
  • holdout method

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Classification into Two Groups

  • Classification into Several Groups

  • Estimating Misclassification Rates

  • Improved Estimates of Error Rates

  • Subset Selection

  • Nonparametric Procedures