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ERIC Number: EJ189629
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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The Principal Components of Mixed Measurement Level Multivariate Data: An Alternating Least Squares Method with Optimal Scaling Features
Young, Forrest W.; And Others
Psychometrika, 43, 2, 279-81, Jun 78
Principal components analysis is generalized to the case where any of the variables under consideration can be nominal, ordinal or interval. Hotelling's original formulation is seen to be a special case of this generalization. (JKS)
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Language: English
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