# Questions tagged [hotelling-t2]

Hotelling's T-squared test (one-sample or two-sample) is a generalization of a t-test for the multivariate case. It relies on Hotelling's T-squared distribution.

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### Alternative distribution of $T^2$ statistic without Gaussian assumption

Background Let $p(x)$ be an arbitrary distribution defined on $\mathbb{R}^d$. Define $\mu = \mathbb{E}[x]$. Given an i.i.d. sample $x_1, \ldots, x_n \sim p(x)$, consider the following $T^2$ statistic ...
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### Distribution of multivariate “$Z$-score”?

Suppose $\mathbf{X}_1, \dots, \mathbf{X}_n \sim N_p(\mathbf{\mu}, \Sigma)$ where $\mu \in \mathbb{R}^p$ and $\Sigma$ is a $p \times p$ covariance matrix. Suppose $\hat{\Sigma}$ is the sample ...
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### Tutorial for performing Contrasts for MANOVA

Context I have a multivariate dataset with a test group and three control groups. I was thinking that the best way to determine if and how the test group differed from all of the control groups would ...
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### Confidence regions on bivariate normal distributions using $\hat{\Sigma}_{MLE}$ or $\mathbf{S}$

Given a $5 \times 2$ dataset $\mathbf{X} =\left( \begin{array}{rr}-0.9&0.2\\2.4&0.7\\-1.4&1.0\\2.9&-0.5\\2.0&-1.0 \end{array} \right)$. Assume that $X\sim N_2(\mu, \Sigma)$. ...
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### Generating null distributions by a residual permutation procedure

I am trying to understand the method described in this paper which describes an hypothesis-testing framework for stable isotope ratios. The data are in a bivariate isotopic space and the metrics that ...
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### Proof for two-sample Hotelling $T^2$ statistic?

I've been reading "A primer of multivariate statistics" by Richard J. Harris, page 546, which shows how to derive the Hotelling $T^2$ statistic, after seeing this related but different question (I ...
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### How exactly does Wilks' Lambda distribution generalize the Hotelling distribution?

According to Wikipedia, Wilks' Lambda distribution generalizes Hotelling's distribution. I am having some problems seeing how this works. I can see how Hotelling's distribution generalizes Student's t-...
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### Violation of the assumption of equal covariance matrices for two-sample Hotelling's test

I would like to compare nutrient intake of men and women. But the assumption of the same variance-covariance matrix is violated and therefore two-sample Hotelling's $T^2$ test cannot be applied. How ...
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### Hotelling T^2 test derivation question

I am reading about the Hotelling $T^2$ test (A primer of multivariate statistic s by Richard J. Harris). It says here that the test can be seen as creating a linear combination of your variables and ...
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### Proof that the Hotelling T$^2$ statistic is invariant under the choice of contrast matrices

Consider an one-way repeated measures design with $n$ subjects and $q$ measurements. It is assumed that $\mathbf{x}_{i}$ are $iid$ q x 1 random vectors that follow multivariate normal distribution, ...
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### Hotelling's T-squared test

I am dealing with an $n$-dimensional random variable $\hat{P}$ for which I know that $$\sqrt{n}(\hat{P}-P) \to^d \mathcal{N}(\mathbf{0},\Sigma).$$ I could also estimate the covariance matrix, $\Sigma$....
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### Relation between Two Sample Hotelling's T-test and Mahalanobis Distance?

Mahalanobis distance is a measure of distance between a point and distribution. So if we want to check if a point belongs to a particular distribution or not, we can use Hotelling's T-test, which is ...
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### What is the distribution of this nearly-Hotelling statistic?

Let $X$ be an $n \times l$ matrix, and $F$ an $n \times p$ matrix, with the rows of $X$ and $F$ drawn i.i.d. from multivariate Gaussians. (The independence applies to rows: the $X$ and $F$ may be ...
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### What is “Discriminant hotelling”?

Recently I have encountered the term Discriminant hotelling. And I have no idea what this term means. All I know is that this is in context with multivariable data analysis. I tried googling but in ...
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### distribution of $T^2$ statistic without Gaussian assumption

I would like to know if the Gaussian assumption is needed on $x_i$ in deriving the asymptotic distribution of the $T^2$ statistic. Here is the presentation sequence I got from the Wiki page on ...
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### Alternative tests for Hotelling's two-sample T-test

I have a bunch of vectors from two groups, $X$ and $Y$, and each vector in either $X$ or $Y$ groups has $m$ elements. Now I have $X_{1},\ldots,X_{8}$ and $Y_{1}, \ldots, Y_{8}$ in each group, and ...
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### Correlation and Hotelling test

To find a Hotelling $T^2$ score it is necessary to calculate the covariance matrix and then invert it. Now, when the test is a two-sample $T^2$ test, the covariance matrix is a pooled matrix. When ...
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### Hotelling's T for Matrix Normal Distribution

Suppose you observe matrix normal $\mathbf{X}_i \sim \mathcal{MN}_{m,p}\left(\mathbf{M},\mathbf{U},\mathbf{V}\right)$, for $i=1,2,\ldots,n$. That is $\mathbf{X}_i$ is an $m\times p$ matrix which is ...
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### Should we use Hotelling $T^2$ test or something else?

As part of our project, we have used a combination of three machine learning classifiers combined with a voting algorithm over it to obtain reasonably good results. The input data for the classifiers ...
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### Given $\{\vec{x}_i\}$ i.i.d $N(\vec{\mu}, \Sigma)$ find confidence ellipse for $\mu$ (unknown $\Sigma$)

Searching online, I was not able to find construction of a confidence ellipse for $\mu$ in this case. Any help would be appreciated. Below is my attempt to construct $1- \alpha$ confidence ellipse. ...
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### Show that distribution of $\small(n-1)\overline{X}'(S^{-1}-\frac{S^{-1}\mu_0\mu_0'S^{-1}}{\mu_0'S^{-1}\mu_0})\overline{X}$ is $\small T^2(p-1,n-1)$

Show that the distribution of $(n-1)\overline{X}'\left(S^{-1}-\dfrac{S^{-1}\mu_0\mu_0'S^{-1}}{\mu_0'S^{-1}\mu_0}\right)\overline{X}$ is $T^2(p-1,n-1)$ where $X_i\sim N_p(\mu,\Sigma)$, where $\Sigma$ ...
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### Paired Hypothesis Test in TWO Linear Regressions

I am wondering how to perform a paired hypothesis test in a panel regression. I have been looking in many stats books but I have not found anything. The question goes: assume for $i=1,2,\cdots, N$ ...
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### Testing the randomness of allocation of multivariate dataset

Everyday we allocate mortgages between two investor platforms. Within each risk segment and term (length of mortgage in years), mortgages are allocated based on investor demand randomly. ie 70/30 ...
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### How to interpret Hotelling T2 results

I've been presented with report that compares two items, each having over 400 data points. Because it's multivariate, the Hotelling T2 test was used and the result was the Hostelling ellipsoid with ...