[R] Partial Canonical Correlation
Eliot McIntire
eliotmcintire at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 02:12:07 CET 2006
Hello,
I am interested in doing a partial canonical correlation (identical to
the SAS function, Proc Cancorr with the Partial statement).
By this I mean, I have 3 sets of data, a vegetation matrix (columns of
abundances of species in rows of plots), an "environment" matrix
(columns of environmental variables in same rows of plots), and a
"space" matrix (x and y locations of each of the plots). I would like
to look at the relationships between these multivariate groups, with
the space partialed out.
This would be somewhat analogous in my mind to a partial mantel test
(i.e., 3 data matrices), but would be somewhat more sophisticated than
the correlations between distance matrices of the partial mantel test.
In the r-help archives I have found similar things, partial
correlations, canonical correlations, but not partial canonical
correlations.
Does somebody know how to do this in R?
Thank you in advance,
Eliot
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Eliot McIntire
Post Doctoral Fellow
Department of Ecosystems and Conservation Science
College of Forestry and Conservation
University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812
406-243-5239
fax: 406-243-4557
emcintire at forestry.umt.edu
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