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Applied Factor Analysis in the Natural Sciences

By: R Reyment and KG Joreskog

381 pages, 67 illus

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Jan 1997 | Edition: 2 | #77068 | ISBN: 0521575567
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Hardback | Jul 1993 | Edition: 2 | #27725 | ISBN: 0521412420
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Explores the applications of factor analysis, with examples from botany, zoology, ecology, oceanography and geology.

'Overall I found this to be an excellent volume and would certainly recommend it to anyone who wishes to understand factor analysis in the wide sense, whatever their background discipline.' David J. Hand, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society


1. Introduction; 2. Basic mathematical and statistical concepts; 3. Aims, ideas, and models of factor analysis; 4. R-Mode methods; 5. Q-Mode methods; 6. Q-R-Mode Methods; 7. Steps in the analysis; 8. Examples and case histories.

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