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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Set [N.sub.c] to other candidate values, and relevant cluster analyses are carried out according to aforementioned Steps 2~5.
Hierarchical and non-hierarchical cluster analyses were used to create groups of the animals based on the EBVs obtained for the production measures reported above.
Two cluster analyses were run, one on the scale values and the other on the weight parameters.
We conducted 11 cluster analyses applied to 25 objects (countries) and 6 variables (optimum currency area [OCA] criteria), one analysis for each year for the period 2002 through 2012.
For the second part of the analysis, we used the database for multiple cluster analyses in order to illustrate if we can talk about taxation convergence in the enlarged European Union, in recent years.
Results of the present analysis show that FTIR spectroscopy in combination with PCA and cluster analyses can be used to discriminate the genera in Mielichhoferiaceae, Bryaceae, and Mniaceae.
The authors investigated 109 MM cases recorded in the Cancer Registry of New Caledonia and performed spatial, temporal, and space-time cluster analyses. They also conducted an ecological analysis of 100 tribes living in a large area, including those areas with the highest MM incidence rates.
Correlational matrices and cluster analyses were performed using SPSS ver.
Most conventional cluster analyses result in a set of mutually exclusive peer groups, which are almost invariably of varying sizes.