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Statistical Graphics for Visualizing Multivariate Data

Statistical Graphics for Visualizing Multivariate Data

  • William G. Jacoby - Michigan State University, USA, University of South Carolina, Colombia

112 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This book explores a variety of graphical displays that are useful for visualizing multivariate data. The basic problem involves representing information that varies along several dimensions when the display medium (a computer screen or printed page) is inherently two-dimensional. In order to address this problem, William G Jacoby introduces the concept of a `data space'.
Multiple-Code Plotting Symbols in Scatterplots
Profile Plots
Three-Dimensional Plots for Trivariate Data
The Scatterplot Matrix
Conditioning Plots
The Biplot

William G. Jacoby

William G. Jacoby is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University. He is also a Research Scientist at the University of Michigan, where he serves as Director of the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Summer Training Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research.Professor Jacoby joined the MSU faculty in 2003. Previously, he held positions at the University of South Carolina, Ohio State University, and the University of Missouri. He received his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1983.Professor Jacoby's main professional interests are mass... More About Author

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