Discriminant Analysis of Animal Species Odor’s Response
The basis of our study is to identify the discriminating groups that are present in the observations as well as looking into the details of the classification of the observation that forms each group. The observations were obtained as a secondary data from a clinical experiment done by Wuensch, K. L in 1992 in his research paper, to identify the effects on the response of the fostered house mice towards species odor. The subjects used are only from the house mice of the species Mus. The nursing mothers selected were only from three species, which are house‑mouse (Mus), deer mouse (Peromyscus) or rat (Rattus). The method used in this study is the discriminant analysis techniques. This study established the discriminant functions based on three groups of cross-forested nursing mothers in identifying the effects of response of the subjects towards the species odor. For new predicted membership, it is found that the largest group is group 3 which is the rat (Rattus) group. The resubstitution of the error rate is 30.6% and the cross validation error rate is 38.9%. Thus, because of the new observation was allocated to group of rat, it shows that the linear discriminant function obtained has been justified with the Discriminant Function Coefficient which showed that Rat-V is the predictor that is most heavily weighted on the first discriminant function. Mainly, this study can provide a platform and guidelines for other researchers to understand the classification characteristics of fostered animal species in response to species odor. Other than that, it will open other opportunities for other researchers to study discriminating factors of other species for the same objectives.Key words: Disriminant analysis; Odor; Animal species; Classification; Response
- There are currently no refbacks.
How to do online submission to another Journal?
If you have already registered in Journal A, then how can you submit another article to Journal B? It takes two steps to make it happen:
1. Register yourself in Journal B as an Author
Find the journal you want to submit to in CATEGORIES, click on “VIEW JOURNAL”, “Online Submissions”, “GO TO LOGIN” and “Edit My Profile”. Check “Author” on the “Edit Profile” page, then “Save”.
Go to “User Home”, and click on “Author” under the name of Journal B. You may start a New Submission by clicking on “CLICK HERE”.
We only use the following emails to deal with issues about paper acceptance, payment and submission of electronic versions of our journals to databases:
email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Copyright © Canadian Research & Development Centre of Sciences and Cultures (CRDCSC)
Address: 9375 Rue de Roissy Brossard, Québec, J4X 3A1, Canada
Telephone: 1-514-558 6138