Summary: Offering the latest teaching and practice of applied multivariate statistics, this text is perfect for students who need an applied introduction to the subject. Lattin, Green, and Carroll have created a text that speaks to the needs of applied students who have advanced beyond the beginning level, but are not yet advanced statistics majors. Their text accomplishes this through a three-part structure. First, the authors begin each major topic by developing students' s ...show moretatistical intuition through geometric presentation. Then, they providing illustrative examples for support. Finally, for those courses where it will be valuable, they describe relevant mathematical underpinnings with matrix algebra.