STAT 3710 Project 1
1. In norther climates, roads must be cleared of snow quickly following a storm.
One measure of storm severity is x1 = its duration in hours, while the eectiveness of snow removal can be quantied by x2 =the number of hours crews,
men,
STAT 3710 Project 2
Data Sets
1. Stock Price Data (Weekly Rate of Return)
The weekly rates of return for ve stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange
are given in Table 8.4
2. Air Pollution Data
The data in Table 1.3 are 42 measurements on air pollutio
3. The Multivariate Normal Distribution
3.1 Introduction
A generalization of the familiar bell shaped normal density to several
dimensions plays a fundamental role in multivariate analysis
While real data are never exactly multivariate normal, the norma
5. Multivariate Methods by Projection
5.1 Principal Component Analysis
A principle component analysis is concerned with explaining the variancecovariance structure of a set of variables through a few linear combinations of
these variables. It general obje
1. Aspects of Multivariate Analysis
1.1 Introduction
This course is considered with statistical methods designed to elicit information
from the data sets with many dierent variables. Because the data include
simultaneous measurements on many variables, th
4. Inferences about a Mean Vector
4.1 The Plausibility of 0 as a Value for a Normal
Population Mean
The univariate theory for determining whether a specic value of 0 is a
plausible value for the population mean .
Test of the competing hypotheses
H0 : =
2. Matrix Algebra and Random Vectors
2.1 Introduction
Multivariate data can be conveniently display as array of numbers. In general,
a rectangular array of numbers with, for instance, n rows and p columns is
called a matrix of dimension n p The study of m