Multivariate Analysis methods and data sets used in John Marden’s Multivariate Statistics: Old School (2015) ISBN: 978-1456538835. This also serves a companion package for the STAT 571: Multivariate Analysis course offered in the Department of Statistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).


The msos package is available on both CRAN and GitHub. The CRAN version is considered stable while the GitHub version is in a state of development and may break.

You can install the stable version of the msos package with:

For those who like living on the edge, feel free to use a copy of the development version by doing:

if(!requireNamespace("remotes")) { install.packages("remotes") }

# Install the package from github


John Marden and James Balamuta