Definition of principal component analysis in English:

principal component analysis

Line breaks: prin¦ci|pal com|po¦nent ana|lysis

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noun

[mass noun] Statistics
  • A method of analysis which involves finding the linear combination of a set of variables that has maximum variance and removing its effect, repeating this successively.

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