Date: Oct 31, 2011 11:40 AM
Author: mbalover9@gmail.com
Subject: Re: how to compute length of principal axis

On Oct 30, 10:27 pm, k...@kymhorsell.com wrote:
> In sci.math MBALOVER <mbalov...@gmail.com> wrote:> Hi all,
> > I have a data set and I can compute the vector of the principal axis.
> > However i do not know if there is an equation to compute the length of
> > the first principal axis. I know that it related to the largest
> > eigenvalue. But what is exactly the equation?

>
> ...
>
> Keywords "principal axis theorem".  Google is your friend.
>
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thanks but no equation for computing length of the major axis.