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    Union Catalogue of Agricultural Libraries in the Netherlands

    The WUR Library Catalogue contains bibliographic data on books and periodicals held by the libraries of Wageningen University and Research Centre and some 15 associated libraries. Holding data are added to each record.

    Subjects covered include Agrotechnology, Food and Food Production, Plant and Animal Sciences, Soil Science, Geo-information, Landscape and Spatial Planning, Water and Climate, Ecosystem Studies, Economics and Society.

    The joint collections of the participating libraries cover a substantial part of the internationally available scientific literature in these disciplines.

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Record number 104566
Title Vectors, a tool in statistical regression theory
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door Leo Caspar Antoon Corsten
Author(s) Corsten, L.C.A.
Publisher Wageningen : Veenman
Publication year 1958
Description 92 p.
Notes Proefschrift Wageningen  show all notes
Ook verschenen als: Mededelingen van de Landbouwhogeschool te Wageningen 58 (1) 1958, en: Mededeling van het Instituut voor Rassenonderzoek van Landbouwgewassen te Wageningen. No. 35
Ook verschenen als handelsuitgave
Tutors Kuiper, Prof. Dr. N.H.
Graduation date 1958-01-10
Dissertation no. 238
Author abstract show abstract
Using linear algebra this thesis developed linear regression analysis including analysis of variance, covariance analysis, special experimental designs, linear and fertility adjustments, analysis of experiments at different places and times. The determination of the orthogonal projection, yielding efficient unbiased estimates and playing a dominant role in statistical tests, was extensively considered, in particular by iterative time-saving procedures based on geometrical considerations and on power-series expansions. Subspaces were systematically introduced for levels, for main effects and for interactions. This allowed a general interpretation of orthogonality of classifications. This introduction of subspaces also permitted the simultaneous account of orthogonal polynomia in one or more variables with concurrent classifications. Designs such as balanced and partially balanced incomplete block designs, as lattices and as Latin squares could be characterized by fixed angles between spaces or between physically meaningful subspaces of these effect spaces. The missing-plot technique was developed in a more general and simple form. Finally, estimation and testing problems were discussed for several non-orthogonal classifications, of which one or more had random effects or interactions. This included recovery of inter-block information, and analysis of split- plot designs and series of experiments.

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Keyword(s) (cab) correlation analysis / regression analysis
Categories Statistics (General) / Mathematics (General)
Publication type PhD thesis
Language English
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