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|See also: MLR, PCR, ANN, calibration|
An interesting variable may depend on several descriptors simultaneously. In order to make a quantitative prediction of this variable, one has to set up a multivariate model, which establishes a quantitative relationship between the descriptor variables xi and the target (response) variable y.
There are several methods available for building a multivariate model. Here's a list of the more important ones:
Last Update: 2004-Jul-03