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The total variance of the two attributes is given as the sum of the diagonal elements of , which is also called the trace of , given as var (D) = tr ( ) = σ12 + σ22 We immediately have tr ( ) ≥ 0. The generalized variance of the two attributes also considers the covariance, in addition to the attribute variances, and is given as the determinant det ( ) of the covariance matrix ; it is also denoted as | |. The generalized covariance is non-negative, because 2 2 2 2 2 | | = det( ) = σ12 σ22 − σ12 = σ12 σ22 − ρ12 σ1 σ2 = (1 − ρ12 )σ12 σ22 2 ≤ 1, where we used Eq.

21 .. . . x n1 x n2 Geometrically, we can think of D in two ways. It can be viewed as n points or vectors in 2-dimensional space over the attributes X 1 and X 2 , that is, xi = (x i1 , x i2 )T ∈ R2 . Alternatively, it can be viewed as two points or vectors in an n-dimensional space comprising the points, that is, each column is a vector in Rn , as follows: X 1 = (x 11 , x 21 , . . , x n1 )T X 2 = (x 12 , x 22 , . . , x n2 )T In the probabilistic view, the column vector X = (X 1 , X 2 )T is considered a bivariate vector random variable, and the points xi (1 ≤ i ≤ n) are treated as a random sample drawn from X, that is, xi ’s are considered independent and identically distributed as X.

The covariance matrix records the attribute specific variances on the main diagonal, and the covariance information on the offdiagonal elements. The total variance of the two attributes is given as the sum of the diagonal elements of , which is also called the trace of , given as var (D) = tr ( ) = σ12 + σ22 We immediately have tr ( ) ≥ 0. The generalized variance of the two attributes also considers the covariance, in addition to the attribute variances, and is given as the determinant det ( ) of the covariance matrix ; it is also denoted as | |.