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principal components analysis

principal components analysis A statistical technique for determining the amount of variance in a set of data, in which the first of a series of axes explains the maximum variance, the second the maximum of the variance remaining, and so forth, each axis being at right angles to the preceding one. Compare reciprocal averaging.

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principal components analysis

principal components analysis See MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS.

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