The View from Eigenvector

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The View from Eigenvector

Software as Automobile

Jul 22, 2008

If your chemometrics software package were an automobile, what would it look like? Sorry, couldn’t resist! 🙂 BMW

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Chemometrics Short Course in Rome, October 27-29, 2008

Jul 16, 2008

Some time ago I asked Rasmus Bro if he would be interested in teaching a short course with me in Europe this fall. He said, “Yes, and I really want to go to Rome!” Fortunately, I’d been in contact lately with Dr. Giovanni Visco of Rome University Chemistry Department regarding the CMA4CH meeting. Dr. Visco […]

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Sabbatical at EPFL

Jul 16, 2008

In September of 2007 I received an offer I couldn’t refuse. When Professor Dominique Bonvin of Ecole Polytechnique FĂ©dĂ©rale de Lausanne (EPFL) wrote and asked if there was a chance to have me spend some time there in 2008, it didn’t take long for me to send back a positive response. Besides the fact that […]

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IUPAC Glossary of Chemometric Terms and Concepts

Jul 16, 2008

Nomenclature has been a subject of some discussion within the chemometrics community, such as on the list ICS-L. I recall exchanges dealing with the definition of various terms such as “factor,” “latent variable,” and “principal component.” Its clear that we don’t all use these terms in exactly the same way. For the most part, this […]

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CAC-2008 Poster Prize Winners

Jul 4, 2008

Eigenvector was pleased to sponsor the “Best Poster” prize at CAC-2008. The top three poster presenters all received a certificate good for a copy of PLS_Toolbox or Solo (well, OK, it wasn’t exactly a certificate, it was one of my business cards with “Good for one PLS_Toolbox” written on the back!). The top poster also […]

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More from CAC-2008

Jul 4, 2008

Its been a long week, absolutely packed. I haven’t gotten to every session, but I thought I’d include a few notes about several more talks I really enjoyed. Selena Richards presented “Self-Modeling Curve Resolution: a new approach to recovering temporal metabolite signal modulation in NMR spectroscopic data: Application to a life-long caloric restriction in dogs.” […]

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Update from CAC-2008

Jul 3, 2008

Greetings from Montpellier, where Jeremy and I are attending CAC-2008. We’re now into our third day of the conference, and it has gotten off to a good start. I thought I’d just take a minute and highlight several talks that I really enjoyed. Brynn Hibbert presented “Analysis of variance of complex data sets using GEMANOVA: […]

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