Investigating control-centred results after uncentred principal component analysis

John Castura/ May 10, 2024/ Preprint/ 0 comments

This study examines how to carry out test-control paired comparisons after performing principal component analysis (PCA). Different approaches are proposed here, involving either centred or uncentred PCA, and their respective key properties are highlighted. In particular, we show centred PCA of test-control paired comparisons is equivalent to uncentred PCA of control-centred paired differences. It is customary to use a column-centred

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