Exploratory data analysis: an application on a medical topic

M. P. Kestemont
A model of exploratory data analysis techniques is presented in this paper. The starting point of the study is a data set for which the interactions between its elements are unknown. The objective is to exhibit these interactions -if they exist-and to define some structures of relation between different factors We want to isolate from the data set the main factors by the method of principal components. Once these leading directions are obtained, we try...