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Linear, Quadratic, and Regularized Discriminant Analysis

November 29, 2018 | R on R for Data Science

Discriminant analysis encompasses methods that can be used for both classification and dimensionality reduction. Linear discriminant analysis (LDA) is particularly popular because it is both a classifier and a dimensionality reduction technique. Quadratic discriminant analysis (QDA) is a variant of LDA that allows for non-linear separation of data. Finally, regularized ...
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Radar plots

November 12, 2018 | R on R for Data Science

Radar plots visualize several variables using a radial layout. This plot is most suitable for visualizing and comparing the properties associated with individual objects. In the following, we will use a radar plot for comparing the characteristics of whiskeys from different distilleries. A data set on whiskey Some of you ...
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