When you have completed this chapter, you will be able to: Understand the importance of an appropriate model specification and multiple regression analysis, comprehend the nature and technique of multiple regression models and the concept of partial regression coefficients, use the estimation techniques for multiple regression models,...
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Chemometric Techniques for Quantitative Analysis shows how to produce and use quantitative analytical calibrations in a laboratory or production environment following a variety of methods, how to estimate the time and resources needed to develop analytical calibrations, and how to employ the quantitative software provided with a wide range of instruments and commercial software packages. Among several, this bestselling volume covers basic and classical approaches, component regression; PCR in action; partial least squares; PLS in action.