Multivariate Data Analysis & Chemometrics training

MVA & Calibration Fundamentals
M301 - 3 days

This 3-day workshop provides you with both the understanding and and the hands-on experience of the range of powerful methods and tools to help you to turn large complex multivariate data into informed decisions. The three modules of this workshop (M101, M102, M103) may also be taken separately. 

Topics covered

Day 1:
  • Pre-processing of data
  • Principal Components Analysis (PCA)
  • Pattern recognition techniques
  • Discern between clusters of samples or outliers, with or without class information
Day 2:
  • Class separating information
  • Soft Independent Modelling of Class Analogy (SIMCA)
  • PLS-Discriminant Analysis (PLS-DA)
  • Relate two data matrices X and Y
Day 3:
  • Principal Components Regression (PCR)
  • Partial Least Squares (PLS)
  • Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships (QSAR)
  • Calibration and Prediction
  • Batch Process Analysis

Software Tools Used

We regularly run this course using the following software packages, but please just contact us if you'd like to discuss using your current in-house tool instead:

Attendees may also be interested in exploring Prism's free online 3D Visualiser tool.

Who should attend?

  • Lead Users and Potential Lead Users

Recommended Preparation


Please also see the following workshops:

There are no public workshops currently scheduled for this course - please contact us to learn when we'll next be running it.