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On an Internal Method for Deriving a Summary Measure
D. R. Cox
Vol. 95, No. 4 (Dec., 2008), pp. 1002-1005
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20441523
Page Count: 4
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Some preliminary comments are made about the reasons for combining component observations into composite or derived variables. A method for forming derived variables sensitive to specified changes in the underlying multivariate distribution is described and illustrated by an issue in a study of animal pathology.
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