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# Discriminant analysis

A statistical process that links the probability of default to a specified set of financial ratios. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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• Linear discriminant analysis — (LDA) and the related Fisher s linear discriminant are methods used in statistics, pattern recognition and machine learning to find a linear combination of features which characterize or separate two or more classes of objects or events. The… …   Wikipedia

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• Multiple Discriminant Analysis - MDA — A statistical technique used to reduce the differences between variables in order to classify them into a set number of broad groups. In finance, this technique is used to compress the variance between securities while also allowing the person to …   Investment dictionary

• Multiple discriminant analysis — For other uses of this acronym, see MDA (disambiguation). Multiple Discriminant Analysis (MDA) is a method for compressing a multivariate signal to yield a lower dimensional signal amenable to classification.[1] MDA is not directly used to… …   Wikipedia

• Linear discriminant analysis — Die Diskriminanzanalyse ist eine Methode der multivariaten Verfahren in der Statistik. Sie wurde von R. A. Fisher 1936 zum ersten Mal in The use of multiple measurements in taxonomic problems[1] beschrieben. Sie wird in der Statistik und im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

• Multiple-discriminant analysis (MDA) — Statistical technique for distinguishing between two groups on the basis of their observed characteristics. The New York Times Financial Glossary …   Financial and business terms