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On the basis of the discriminant function, two sets of states i.
Discrimination Function Wilks' Canonical Significance Eigenvalue [lambda] Correlation Discriminant Function 1 .
It is unclear whether the discriminant functions derived by our analytic methods reflect general BE char acteristics or whether they are specific to semi-rural communities in Alberta or even to the town of Bonnyville.
Three discriminant functions were estimated as there were four groups since the numbers of possible discriminant functions is either numbers of groups minus one or the number of independent variables (Hair et al.
The loadings of predictors into discriminant functions and the standardized discriminant function coefficients can be found in Table 2.
The discriminant function is used to estimate the predicting accuracy of the discriminant model for classifying the cases between both the categories of the criterion variable.
Discriminant function analysis using Mg:Ca, V:Ca, Se:Ca, Rb:Ca, Ba:Ca, Pb:Ca, Al:Ca, Mn:Ca, and Cr:Ca as independent variables assigned pooled individuals correctly to their date of collection with 100% success (Fig.
When the origin of populations was used as a separation factor for the multivariate discriminant analysis applied to morphometric data, this procedure showed 11 discriminant functions for males and 10 discriminant functions for females (Fig.
0] is a locational adjustment to the discriminant function
For each set of independent variables (x) we have considered the canonical discriminant function with the highest "eigenvalue" and the highest Chi-square test, which means that it makes it easier to discriminate between the sets of variables and, at the same time, the lowest Wilks' lambda.
At each stage, the characteristics that were not already incorporated in the discriminant function are evaluated and those that significantly improve the prediction power of the model are added.
Discriminant functions were validated in the method of Jackknife (SAS, 1999).