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The latter divisor gives a so-called unbiased estimate of the variance or covariance. You should, however, be aware of the fact that in statistical connections, division by N - 1 is almost always employed. 8 Descriptive statistics in matrix notation 37 Couariance The covariance expresses the relationship between two variables. For variables xt and xj9 the covariance is defined as the average of the sum of the products of the deviation scores for all objects: N su = £ yniynj/N- By comparing with the formula for the variance, you will see that it is a special case of the formula for the covariance.
For variables xt and xj9 the covariance is defined as the average of the sum of the products of the deviation scores for all objects: N su = £ yniynj/N- By comparing with the formula for the variance, you will see that it is a special case of the formula for the covariance. 17] The covariance matrix is therefore the minor product moment of the data matrix, expressed in deviate form, each element divided by N, the number of objects in the sample. It is a square symmetric matrix of order p. The elements in the principal diagonal are the variances of the variables.
13. (A) The position of a row vector x' = [3 2] given by coordinates on the orthogonal axes, xl and x2- (B) The rigid rotation of axes through 50°. 01. These are the coordinates of the row vector in relation to the axes yx and y2. between yx and y2 when y3 and y4 are eliminated. It is a measure of association between yx and y2 given that y3 and y4 are held constant. 23}. 24] represents the effect of y3 on yx when only the effect of y4 is taken into account, that is, when y2 is excluded. 24]. 9 ROTATION OF COORDINATE SYSTEMS Systems of coordinates may be rotated by matrix operations.