24. Exploratory Analysis Using CoDaPack 3D

  1. Vera Pawlowsky-Glahn1 and
  2. Antonella Buccianti2
  1. Santiago Thió-Henestrosa and
  2. Josep Daunis-i-Estadella

Published Online: 28 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119976462.ch24

Compositional Data Analysis: Theory and Applications

Compositional Data Analysis: Theory and Applications

How to Cite

Thió-Henestrosa, S. and Daunis-i-Estadella, J. (2011) Exploratory Analysis Using CoDaPack 3D, in Compositional Data Analysis: Theory and Applications (eds V. Pawlowsky-Glahn and A. Buccianti), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119976462.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, University of Girona, Spain

  2. 2

    Department of Earth Sciences, University of Florence, Italy

Author Information

  1. Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, University of Girona, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 23 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470711354

Online ISBN: 9781119976462

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Keywords:

  • software - exploratory analysis using CoDaPack 3D;
  • CoDaPack 3D description - University of Girona research group on Compositional Data Analysis, programmed by John Aitchison;
  • Excel® selected, and its familiarity - to almost everyone using computers;
  • CoDaPack 3D, programmed in VisualBasic and OpenGL - invisible to user, seeing menus inside Excel®;
  • working with CoDaPack 3D - data located on worksheet, copy of file CoDaPack 3D.xls;
  • number of observations (cases) - and blank rows, CoDaPack 3D ignoring data after blank row;
  • data set used (Generalitat de Catalunya. Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya 2009) - census data concerning level of education in Catalonia, Spain;
  • exploratory data analysis, first step - checking for data errors, as typing errors;
  • principal component analysis - linear pattern quantified with CoDaPack 3D, means of a PCA;
  • CoDaPack 3D, used - in exploratory data analysis of compositional data

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • CoDaPack 3D Description

  • Data Set Description

  • Exploratory Analysis

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References