Table of Contents

pt. 1. Preliminaries.
pt. 2. Exploratory analysis.
pt. 3. Modelling.
pt. 4. Model inspection.
pt. 5. Applications.
pt. 6. Appendices. This text offers readers an accessible introduction to the world of multivariate statistics in the life sciences, providing a complete description of the general data analysis paradigm, from exploratory analysis to modeling to validation. Several more specific topics from the area of chemometrics are included in a special section. The corresponding R code is provided for all the examples in the book; scripts, functions and data are available in a separate, publicly available R package.