By Richard A. Johnson, Dean W. Wichern

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In cases where the weights are the same, it is convenient to ignore the common divisor and use the usual Euclidean distance formula. In other words, if the variability in the x1 direction is the same as the variability in the x2 direction, and the x1 values vary independently of the x2 values, Euclidean distance is appropriate. Using (1-13), we see that all points which have coordinates 1x1 , x22 and are a constant squared distance c2 from the origin must satisfy x21 x22 + = c2 s1 1 s2 2 (1-14) Equation (1-14) is the equation of an ellipse centered at the origin whose major and minor axes coincide with the coordinate axes.

Statistical Science, 5, no. 2 (1990), 175–226. 2. Many of our explanations use the representation of the columns of X as p vectors in n dimensions. 3 we introduce the assumption that the observations constitute a random sample. Simply stated, random sampling implies that (1) measurements taken on different items (or trials) are unrelated to one another and (2) the joint distribution of all p variables remains the same for all items. Ultimately, it is this structure of the random sample that justifies a particular choice of distance and dictates the geometry for the n-dimensional representation of the data.

The vector x – 1 has length 1n x – vector 1 is the vector x ƒ i ƒ . Therefore, the i i – ith sample mean, xi , is related to the length of the projection of yi on 1. 2. The information comprising Sn is obtained from the deviation vectors di = – 1 = 7x - x – ,x – - x –,Á,x - x – 8œ. 1 3. The sample correlation ri k is the cosine of the angle between di and dk . 3 Random Samples and the Expected Values of the Sample Mean and Covariance Matrix In order to study the sampling variability of statistics such as x– and Sn with the ultimate aim of making inferences, we need to make assumptions about the variables whose observed values constitute the data set X.