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ERIC Number: ED104906
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Oct
Pages: 36
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The Stability of Results: Some Examples of the Effects of Scale Transformations. Didakometry, No. 42, 1974.
Larsson, Bernt
This report gives some simple examples of stability for one factor and 2 x 2 factorial analysis of variance, reliability and correlations. The findings are very different: from superstability (no transformation whatsoever can change the result) to almost total instability. This is followed by a discussion of applications to multivariate analysis, and by some final remarks. It can be added that the technique can also be utilized for scaling variables to obtain a best fit to mathematical models other than those involved in usual statistical analysis. (Author)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Authoring Institution: School of Education, Malmo (Sweden). Dept. of Educational and Psychological Research.