Accession Number : AD0653722

Title :   CONFERENCE ON CLUSTER ANALYSIS OF MULTIVARIATE DATA, NEW ORLEANS, LA., DECEMBER 9, 10 AND LL.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : CATHOLIC UNIV OF AMERICA WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Lorr,Maurice ; Lyerly,Samuel B.

Report Date : JUN 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 323

Abstract : Contents: Some critical issues and problems in cluster analysis; Methods of cluster or typological analysis; Review of clustering methods in biological taxonomy; Mutual development of theory and method in objective analysis of personality structure; Principles of behavioral taxonomy and the mathematical basis of the taxonome computer program; Comparative cluster analysis of variables and individuals (Holzinger Abilities and the MMPI); Comparison of two techniques for finding the minimum sum-squared error partition; Rotating principal axes into approximately mutually exclusive categories; Cluster analysis and the search for structure underlying individual differences in psychological phenomena; the MAXOF clustering model; Multivariate analysis of qualitative data; Classification so as to relate to outside variables; Investigation of reliability of different profile similarity indices.

Descriptors :   (*PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS, *MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS), SOCIAL SCIENCES, SOCIOMETRICS, FACTOR ANALYSIS, BIOMETRY, PERSONALITY TESTS, SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, ITERATIONS, BEHAVIOR, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, ALGORITHMS, DIAGNOSIS(MEDICINE), CLASSIFICATION, PSYCHIATRY, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, SYMPOSIA

Subject Categories : Sociology and Law
      Psychology
      Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE