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Multidimensional scaling, Joseph B. Kruskal, Myron Wish

Label
Multidimensional scaling
Title
Multidimensional scaling
Statement of responsibility
Joseph B. Kruskal, Myron Wish
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation.
Member of
Action
Legacy
Cataloging source
DLC
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1928-2010
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Kruskal, Joseph B.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HA33
LC item number
.K78
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Wish, Myron,
Series statement
  • A Sage university paper
  • Quantitative applications in the social sciences
Series volume
no. 07-011
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  • Scaling (Social sciences)
  • Scaling (Social sciences)
  • Multidimensionale schaalmethoden
  • Sociale wetenschappen
  • Multidimensionale Skalierung
  • Multivariate Analyse
Summary expansion
Outlines a set of techniques that enable a researcher to discuss the "hidden structure" of large data bases. These techniques use proximities, measures which indicate how similar or different objects are, to find a configuration of points which reflects the structure in the data
Label
Multidimensional scaling, Joseph B. Kruskal, Myron Wish
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 83-87)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
3803952
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
93 pages
Isbn
9780803909403
Lccn
77093286
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)3803952
Label
Multidimensional scaling, Joseph B. Kruskal, Myron Wish
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 83-87)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
3803952
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
93 pages
Isbn
9780803909403
Lccn
77093286
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)3803952

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