Why, and How, Should Geologists Use Compositional Data Analysis
by Ricardo A. Valls
Publisher: Wikibooks 2008
Number of pages: 58
It is important for geochemists and geologists in general to be aware that the usual multivariate statistical techniques are not applicable to constrained data. It is also important for us to have access to appropriate techniques as they become available. This is the principal aim of this book.
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