Definitions of specialized terms

- Chemometrics
- Multivariate Analysis
- Pattern Recognition and Cluster Analysis
- N-Dimensional Space (hyperspace)
- Projection and Mapping

- Techniques for collecting good data
- Techniques for extracting info from good data
- Statistics
- Modeling and parameter testing.
- Structure-property/activity relationship estimation
- Principal components analysis
- Pattern recognition

- Spectral library searching and comparison
- Artificial intelligence

- Plan the experiment yourself
- Begin to take data
- Transfer and verify data
- Perform exploratory data analysis
- Chemometric inquiry phase
- Review carefully all results obtained

Illustrative Example - Forensic Analysis of Whiskey

- Introduction - Problem
- Sample Gas Chromatograph of a Scotch sample
- Goals
- Principal Components Analysis
- K-nearest Neighbors Analysis
- Linear Discriminant Analysis
- Analysis of results
- Conclusion

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