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Quantitative analysis of qualitative data


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  • Forrest Young
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Psychometrika.

    Volume (Year): 46 (1981)
    Issue (Month): 4 (December)
    Pages: 357-388

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:psycho:v:46:y:1981:i:4:p:357-388

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    Keywords: exploratory data analysis; descriptive data analysis; multivariate data analysis; nonmetric data analysis; alternating least squares; scaling; data theory;


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    1. Richard Sands & Forrest Young, 1980. "Component models for three-way data: An alternating least squares algorithm with optimal scaling features," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 45(1), pages 39-67, March.
    2. Yoshio Takane & Forrest Young & Jan Leeuw, 1977. "Nonmetric individual differences multidimensional scaling: An alternating least squares method with optimal scaling features," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 42(1), pages 7-67, March.
    3. Forrest Young & Cynthia Null, 1978. "Multidimensional scaling of nominal data: The recovery of metric information with alscal," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 43(3), pages 367-379, September.
    4. C. Horan, 1969. "Multidimensional scaling: Combining observations when individuals have different perceptual structures," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 34(2), pages 139-165, June.
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