|A Discussion Forum For Educators of Multivariate Statistics|
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educators from all disciplines interested in teaching multivariate
statistics. Multivariate statistical analyses have become a required
quantitative analytical tool in almost every academic discipline,
resulting in a wide range of specific techniques, analytical
approaches and educational materials being developed across these
hopefully is one means of bridging these differences to develop a
"common ground" among educators. Those experienced in teaching
multivariate statistics now have a forum for sharing their
experience, while at the same time being exposed to the fresh ideas
and new topics being raised by those entering this area.
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