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Canonical correlation analysis The table is based on characterization of variables as described by Hair et al.
(7). Italicized tools are briefly described in the text. Details on these tools
and others are provided by Hair et al. (7). TABLE 3. A general guide to choosing multivariate statistical tools based on
nature of interdependent variablesa
Nature of variables Assess group differences and
variable contribution Describe/predict the relationship
between two sets of variables Tools briefly described in the text are italicized. Tools
Principal component analysis
Principal coordinate analysis
Nonmetric multidimensional scaling
only Metric or
+ + Signifies usage of the tool. Further details on each listed procedure are
provided by Hair et al. (7) and James and McCulloch (9).
Vol. 94, No. 9, 2004 1005 al. (16) used correspondence analysis to characterize the relationship of 38 plant injury levels and five yield loss levels in rice
crop production in tropical Asia, and identified four broad groups
of injury corresponding to four major yield loss categories.
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