TITLE

An introduction to multidimensional scaling

AUTHOR(S)
shr
PUB. DATE
April 1991
SOURCE
Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development;Apr91, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes several salient features of multidimensional scaling (MDS) for spatial distance models including proximity measures, interpoint distances, goodness-of-fit and distinctions between metric and nonmetric scaling. How the MDS emerged; Brief description of MDS for spatial distance models; Four spatial models and their attendant distance metrics; Relationships between proximity and distance; Parameter estimation and goodness-of-fit; MDS in counseling psychology.
ACCESSION #
9705181347

 

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