Accession Number : AD0709571

Title :   TOPICS IN FACTOR ANALYSIS I. OBTAINING SQUARED MULTIPLE CORRELATIONS FROM A CORRELATION MATRIX WHICH MAY BE SINGULAR. FACTOR MATRIX DETERMINATION TO MINIMIZE WEIGHTED SQUARED RESIDUALS. RELATIONS OF FACTOR SCORE ESTIMATES TO THEIR USE,

Corporate Author : ILLINOIS UNIV AT URBANA DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Tucker,Ledyard R. ; Cooper,Lee G. ; Meredith,William

Report Date : JUL 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 54

Abstract : Three topics in factor analysis are covered: (a) obtaining squared multiple correlations for use as communality estimates with emphasis on singular correlation matrices, (b) a minimum weighted residual method of factor analysis, and (c) external properties of factor score estimates which are important in many uses of these estimates. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS, *FACTOR ANALYSIS), CORRELATION TECHNIQUES, MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), MATHEMATICAL MODELS, STATISTICAL PROCESSES, REGRESSION ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Psychology
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Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE