ERIC Number: EJ511113
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Cluster Analysis as a Basis for Purposive Sampling of Projects in Case Study Evaluations.
Van Ryzin, Gregg G.
Evaluation Practice, v16 n2 p109-19 Jun 1995
The use of cluster analysis, a multivariate classification technique, is advocated as a framework to guide the purposive selection of projects for multiple-case study research. A cluster analysis of a contrived data set demonstrates how the procedure is performed, and advantages and limitations are discussed. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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