Visualizing dependence in high-dimensional data. An application to S&P 500 constituent data

Motivated by the use of high-dimensional data such as data from several hundred risk-factor changes in the realm of quantitative risk management, we raise the following simple question, namely, How can one detect and visualize dependence in high-dimensional data?

Exploratory Visualization of Higher Dimensional Data

Research seminar given at the Institute for Statistics and Mathematics, Wien University.