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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Numerical taxonomy. The Principles and Practice of Numerical Classification.
Numerical Taxonomy Model is a method for classifying the subjects.
A binary system of coding the attributes was applied because it is unambiguous as well as the one most often used in numerical taxonomy. In an investigation the first stage is very important.
A pair-wise distance matrix between genotypes was the basis for cluster analysis by un-weighted pair-group mathematical average (UPGMA) using numerical taxonomy and multivariate analysis system (NTSYS) software, version 2.0 (Rohlf, 1998).
ABSTRACT An improved and rapid biochemical identification of the culturable aerobic bacteria species associated with Galician oyster production was performed by the combination of numerical taxonomy and sequencing of 16S rRNA gene.
The Jaccard coefficient in Numerical Taxonomy and Multivariate Analysis System (NTSYS) was used to produce a similarity matrix from the raw data which was subjected to a Principle Coordinate Analysis (PCO).
1969 'A numerical taxonomy of business enterprises' in Numerical taxonomy.
Differentiation of nine species of Dipodomys (Rodentia: Heteromyidae): a numerical taxonomy study based on morphology.
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