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Issue 9, 2014
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Principal component analysis

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Principal component analysis is one of the most important and powerful methods in chemometrics as well as in a wealth of other areas. This paper provides a description of how to understand, use, and interpret principal component analysis. The paper focuses on the use of principal component analysis in typical chemometric areas but the results are generally applicable.

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The article was received on 28 Oct 2013, accepted on 17 Feb 2014 and first published on 24 Mar 2014

Article type: Tutorial Review
DOI: 10.1039/C3AY41907J
Citation: Anal. Methods, 2014,6, 2812-2831
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    Principal component analysis

    R. Bro and A. K. Smilde, Anal. Methods, 2014, 6, 2812
    DOI: 10.1039/C3AY41907J

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