[R] Canonical Variance Analysis by any other name?
p.connolly at hortresearch.co.nz
Thu Jan 19 00:36:23 CET 2006
I've been asked about "Canonical Variance Analysis" (CVA). I don't
see any reference to it searching the R site. Does it go by other
Genstat describes it thus:
Canonical variates analysis operates on a within-group sums of squares
and products matrix, calculated from a set of variates and factor that
specifies the grouping of units. It finds linear combinations of the
variates that maximize the ratio of between-group to within-group
variation, thereby giving functions that can be used to discriminate
between the groups.
It's probably not particularly difficult to do, so I suspect someone
has a package for doing it. What other name might I search for?
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