The Saga of PLS
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The Saga of PLS

About the Book

The Saga of PLS is a text about the history and narrative of events associated to the creation and evolution of Partial Least Squares methods. It is the result of an intermittent 10 year quest, tracking bits and pieces of information in order to assemble the story of such methods. This book can be used as a companion reading for any course, workshop, or seminar about PLS methods, expecting to be enjoyed by anyone interested on this topic.

About the Author

Gaston Sanchez
Gaston Sanchez

Data Science and Statistics Educator

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • 1) Introduction
  • 2) You've got to be kidding me
  • 3) A little bit about Partial Least Squares
  • 4) Commented Timeline
  • 5) The Econometrician
  • 6) The Philosopher of Science
  • 7) The Soft Modeler
  • 8) The Chemometrician
  • 9) The Renaissance of Herman's PLS
  • 10) Critical Review
  • 11) Conclusions and Final Remarks

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