Accession Number : AD0777179

Title :   On the Applicability of Multivariate Statistical Techniques.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : GEORGIA UNIV ATHENS DEPT OF STATISTICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Kossack,Carl F. ; Henschke-Mason,Claudia ; Kundert,Kenneth ; Chen,Ming Min ; Baxi,H. R. S.

Report Date : DEC 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 241

Abstract : ;Contents: Applications of multivariate analysis; A literature search for multivariate analysis applications; Sociological abstracts; Economic abstracts; Psychological abstracts; Variable selection procedure and classification rule; The classification technique; The variable selection procedure; The use of the variable selection techniques; Preliminary analysis; Variable scaling; A technique for scaling categorized data; Multivariate methods applicable to variables scaled categorically; Personnel systems and statistical classification; An operational personnel utilization system; Classification theory and its role in personnel decision making; A mathematical model of the Air Force enlisted man utilization system.

Descriptors :   *Multivariate analysis, Applied mathematics, Military operations, Sociology, Psychology, Personnel selection, Decision making, Mathematical models, Allocations

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE