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Author Kruskal, Joseph B., 1928-
Title Multidimensional scaling / Joseph B. Kruskal, Myron Wish
Imprint Beverly Hills, Calif. : Sage Publications, c1978
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Economics Library  H61 K75 1978    AVAILABLE    30510100158635
 Ethnology Library  H61 Q1 v.11    AVAILABLE    30520020182797
 RCHSS Library  H61 Q1 v.11    AVAILABLE    30560400146897
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  300 Sa18 no.11    AVAILABLE    30500100398448
 Statistics Sci. Lib.I  H61 K75 1978    AVAILABLE    30570000008298
 Statistics Sci. Lib.  H61 K75 1978 c.2  AVAILABLE    30570000080149
 Inform. Sci. Books  G3 K94    AVAILABLE    30330000215363
Descript 93 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Series Sage university papers series. Quantitative applications in the social sciences ; no. 07-011
Quantitative applications in the social sciences ; 11
Note Bibliography: p. 83-87
1. Basic concepts of multidimensional scaling -- Some methods for obtaining proximities data -- Relationship between the proximities and the spatial distances -- Notation and terminology -- Different types of MDS -- Defining an objective function -- Computational procedures -- Looking at the scatter diagram -- 2. Interpretation of the configuration -- Application to perceptions of nations -- Linear regression for dimensional interpretation -- Neighborhood interpretation of MDS configurations -- Embedding other information in the MDS configuration -- 3. Dimensionality -- Goodness-of-fit -- Other considerations concerning dimensionality -- 4. Three-way multidimensional scaling -- The INDSCAL model -- INDSCAL analysis of the nation similarities data -- Fitting the friendship ratings into the similarities space -- INDSCAL analysis of profile proximities -- 5. Preparing the input for multidimensional scaling -- Preprocessing of data -- Metric versus nonmetric MDS, and transformation of the proximities -- Some available computer programs for MDS.
Subject Scaling (Social sciences)
Alt Author Wish, Myron
Vari Title Sage university papers series. Quantitative applications in the social sciences. no. 07-011, Multidimensional scaling
Quantitative applications in the social sciences. 11, Multidimensional scaling
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