A readable and user-friendly presentation of multivariate analysis
A common and important statistical technique, multivariate analysis has applications in a wide range of fields of study, including subjects as diverse as biology and linguistics. Multivariate Analysis is a two-part overview that provides comprehensive coverage of all the available techniques for analyzing data in this form. The first part - on distributions, ordination, and inference - concentrates on basic techniques. While full technical details are supplied, the emphasis throughout is on a readable and user-friendly presentation with ample use of illustrative exercises.