Meaning of discriminant analysis in English:

discriminant analysis


mass noun
  • Statistical analysis using a discriminant function to assign data to one of two or more groups.

    ‘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.’
    • ‘For morphometric analyses, we used multivariate discriminant analysis on landmark data and linear measurements.’
    • ‘We considered algorithms based on multivariate discriminant analysis.’