Cluster analysis

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Cluster analysis

A statistical technique that identifies clusters of stocks whose returns are highly correlated within each cluster and relatively uncorrelated across clusters. Cluster analysis has identified groupings such as growth, cyclical, stable, and energy stocks.
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The third step was to characterize each peer group by identifying the common characteristics of the major classification factors shown in the iterative decision-tree analysis for the four cluster analyses.
To examine motivational clusters, two cluster analyses were carried out following the procedure suggested by Hair et al.
The next type of cluster analyses conducted looked at how individual couples made decisions in independent and collective tasks in comparison to looking at how all couples made decisions in joint tasks.
The Mann-Whitney U-test with Bonferroni correction was used to determine statistical significance between paired comparisons of clusters segregated by the threshold obtained from the results of cluster analyses.
Synovate's new Acculturation Model is based on cluster analyses of a variety of demographic and attitudinal measures.
Most conventional cluster analyses result in a set of mutually exclusive peer groups, which are almost invariably of varying sizes.
Through combined DNA fingerprinting cluster analyses, these researchers found additional and unsuspected TB transmission that not only crossed state lines but also crossed social lines (i.
Cluster analyses were also performed on confirmed and probable case data.