Definition of discriminant analysis in English:

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discriminant analysis

noun

Statistical analysis using a discriminant function to assign data to one of two or more groups.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: dis·crim·i·nant a·nal·y·sis

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