Linear Model Workshop


Biodiversity Committee, Chinese Academy of Sciences (BC-CAS)

Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IB-CAS)

and Chinese Forest Biodiversity Monitoring Network

Venue: Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing

September 10-15, 2009


Pierre Legendre

Professor, Université de Montréal


This page contains links to various documents and programs that will be used during the course

Course outline, Workshop 1, 2009


Documents in PDF format

Day 1

"Multidimensional quantitative data" (Chapter extract)

"Rank correlations" (Chapter extract)

"Multiple regression: computing the parameters by matrix inversion" (Teaching document)

"Regression" (Chapter extract)

"Model II regression" (R library support document)

Day 2

"Statistical tests, permutation tests" (Chapter extract)

"Comparison of two samples" (Teaching document)

"Compare several group means: anova" (Teaching document)

Day 3

"Other forms of anova" (Teaching document)

"Indicator species analysis" (Seminar pdf document)

Day 4

"Regression objectives" (Teaching document)

"Is Miss America an undernourished role model?" (Article)

"R-square, adjusted R-square" (Chapter extract)

"Variation partitioning" (Chapter extract)

"Polynomial regression, trend surface analysis" (Teaching document)

Day 5

"Multiple regression with permutation test" (R function)

"Partial linear regression and variation partitioning" (Chapter extract)

"General linear model" (Teaching document)

Day 6

"Some measures of resemblance" (Teaching document)

"Six distance measures" (Teaching document)

"Clustering methods" (Chapter extract)

"Species associations" (Teaching document)

Other documents

(There is nothing in this section at the moment)


Practicals in R

Practicals last updated September 26, 2009

Folder containing practicals using the R statistical language


Programs and PDF reprints from the lab of Pierre Legendre