Definition of discriminant analysis in English:

discriminant analysis

Line breaks: dis|crim¦in|ant ana|lysis

noun

[mass noun]
  • Statistical analysis using a discriminant function to assign data to one of two or more groups.
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    • In addition to contingency table analysis, discriminant analysis and exploratory factor analysis were applied to analyze the different problems under study.
    • Early preferences were statistically imputed for this group, using a well-known statistical technique called discriminant analysis.
    • Exploratory data analysis, discriminant analysis, and logistic regression all consistently suggest the importance of these characteristics.

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