Michael L Friendly
Associate Coordinator, Statistical Consulting Service
Faculty & School/Dept.
Faculty of Health - Department of Psychology
B.S. - 1966
Rensselaer Polytechnic University
Ph.D. - 1972
See http://www.datavis.ca/papers/vita/ for a more complete list.
Friendly, M. & Meyer, D. (2016). Discrete Data Analysis with R: Visualization and Modeling Techniques for Categorical and Count Data. Boca Raton, FL: Chapman & Hall/CRC.
Forrest W. Young, Pedro M. Valero-Mora, Michael Friendly (2006). Visual Statistics: Seeing Data with Dynamic Interactive Graphics. New York: Wiley.
Michael Friendly, Georges Monette, John Fox. Elliptical Insights: Understanding Statistical Methods Through Elliptical Geometry. Statistical Science, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 1–39, 2013.
HE plots for Multivariate General Linear Models. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 421–444, 2007.
A.-M. Guerry's Moral Statistics of France: Challenges for Multivariable Spatial Analysis. Statistical Science, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 368–399, 2007.
Currently available to supervise graduate students: Yes
Currently taking on work-study students, Graduate Assistants or Volunteers: Yes
Available to supervise undergraduate thesis projects: Not Indicated
The development of methods for statistical graphics and data analysis, with particular emphasis on graphical methods for categorical data. More detailed information on this work can be found in Michael Friendly's home page. Exploratory data analysis, interactive computing and psychological scaling. Human memory and learning, in particular with the organization and structure of information in memory and the relation between semantic memory and learning.