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Variable Neighborhood Search Heuristics for Selecting a Subset of Variables in Principal Component Analysis

  • Michael Brusco


  • Renu Singh
  • Douglas Steinley
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    Article provided by Springer & The Psychometric Society in its journal Psychometrika.

    Volume (Year): 74 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 4 (December)
    Pages: 705-726

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:psycho:v:74:y:2009:i:4:p:705-726
    DOI: 10.1007/s11336-009-9130-3
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