Chapter 4. Statistical and Numerical Methods of Data Analysis

  1. Prof. Dr. Hans-Beat Bürgi1 and
  2. Dr. Jack D. Dunitz2
  1. Robin Taylor and
  2. Frank H. Allen

Published Online: 10 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527616091.ch04

Structure Correlation, Volume 1

Structure Correlation, Volume 1

How to Cite

Taylor, R. and Allen, F. H. (1994) Statistical and Numerical Methods of Data Analysis, in Structure Correlation, Volume 1 (eds H.-B. Bürgi and J. D. Dunitz), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527616091.ch04

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Laboratorium für Kristallographie der Universität, Freiestr. 3, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Laboratorium für Organische Chemie, ETH Zentrum, Universitätsstr. 16, CH-8092 Zürich, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 FEB 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527290420

Online ISBN: 9783527616091

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Keywords:

  • crystallographic;
  • multivariate data;
  • descriptors;
  • preconceptions;
  • dimensionality

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and Objectives

  • Choice of Parameters for Statistical Analysis

  • Sources of Variation in Crystallographic Structural Data

  • Mean Values and Other Simple Descriptive Statistics

  • Comparison of Distributions

  • Multivariate Statistics

  • Statistical Software

  • Conclusion