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Factor Analysis - Richard L. Gorsuch

Hardcover Published: 13th December 1983
ISBN: 9780898592023
Number Of Pages: 448

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Comprehensive and comprehensible, this classic covers the basic and advanced topics essential for using factor analysis as a scientific tool in psychology, education, sociology, and related areas. Emphasizing the usefulness of the techniques, it presents sufficient mathematical background for understanding and sufficient discussion of applications for effective use. This includes not only theory but also the empirical evaluations of the importance of mathematical distinctions for applied scientific analysis.

prefacep. xiii
Preface to the First Editionp. xv
Introductionp. 1
Basic Factor Modelsp. 14
Matrix Algebra and Factor Analysisp. 37
Geometric Representation of Factor Modelsp. 57
Diagonal and Multiple-Group Analysisp. 73
Principal Factor Solutionsp. 94
Confirmatory Maximum Likelihood Solutionsp. 127
Determining the Number of Factorsp. 142
Rotation and Interpretation of Factorsp. 175
Rotationp. 213
Higher-Order Factorsp. 239
Factor Scoresp. 257
Relating Factors Across Studiesp. 277
Data Transformations and Indices of Associationp. 291
Two- and Three-Mode Factor Analysisp. 310
Factor Analysis as a Research Techniquep. 350
Epiloguep. 369
p. 383
Computers and Factor Analysisp. 387
Referencesp. 395
Author Indexp. 413
Subject Indexp. 419
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ISBN: 9780898592023
ISBN-10: 089859202X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 13th December 1983
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.87
Weight (kg): 0.83
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition