This text explains to new readers the various methods of multivariate analysis used in archaeological practice. It focuses on the techniques available, including: principal component analysis; correspondence analysis; cluster analysis; and discriminant analysis. Critically reviewing their use in practice, the book describes other areas in which they could be usefully applied. Methods where software packages are available are emphasized.
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M.J. Baxter is Professor Emeritus at Nottingham Trent University, UK.Review:
"There are many things to admire about this book. . . . [T]he treatment of the methods is very solid and to the point. I especially like the way in which Baxter explores their strengths and weaknesses in applied settings. . . . [W]ritten at a level that most archaeologists will find comprehensible." Mark S. Aldenderfer in American Antiquity "[A]n excellent tool and reference for the practicing archaeo-statistician, as well as for the novice who wishes to get acquainted with multivariate statistical methods. In it one obtains practical advice from an experienced practitioner . . . . I like this book and recommend it." Kenneth L Kvamme in Archaeological Computing Newsletter "[A] no-nonsense account of the main multivariate techniques used in archaeology . . . . The style is straightforward and clear, and well in tune with the needs of the reader. . . . The tone is balanced and reasonable . . . . [F]or anyone who analyses multivariate data in archaeology." Clive Orton in Journal of Archaeological Science
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Buchbeschreibung Edinburgh University Press, 1994. Softcover. Buchzustand: Good. First Edition. ~~Lightly used Withdrawn Ex-Library Copy, usual stamps and protective cover~~Good+ 1st ed 1994 Edinburgh paperback, label to fly-leaf and inside rear cover, stamp to edge of page block, well-preserved tight and otherwise unmarked. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; ISBN: 0748604235. ISBN/EAN: 9780748604234. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 059583. Artikel-Nr. 059583