I want to analyze compositional data using R. Dirichlet regression has been proposed, but the logratio analysis methods seem to constitute a more complete and well-tested approach, so I want to learn that.

But where?

I am not an advanced statistician, just a humble bachelor in maths. I want a complete largely self-contained reference which also deals with applications in e.g. R (I know there is a package called "compositions" in R).

  • $\begingroup$ you can start by searching this site for the tag[compositional-data] There are some instructive threads. $\endgroup$ – kjetil b halvorsen Feb 28 '17 at 19:47
  • $\begingroup$ Maybe you already know that, but there is the book Analyzing Composinal Data with R in the "User R!" series. $\endgroup$ – marc1s Mar 1 '17 at 10:37

No issues at all, a math background is very helpful here.

Two books I would recommend:


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