Introduction to Statistical Methods to Analyze Large Data Sets: Principal Components Analysis

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Sci. Signal.  06 Sep 2011:
DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.2001967


This Teaching Resource provides lecture notes, slides, and a problem set for a series of lectures from a course entitled “Systems Biology: Biomedical Modeling.” The materials are a lecture introducing the mathematical concepts behind principal components analysis (PCA). The lecture describes how to handle large data sets with correlation methods and unsupervised clustering with this popular method of analysis, PCA.

Full article available 13 September 2011, Vol. 4, Issue 190, pp. tr3