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Multidimensional scaling. 2nd ed. (English) Zbl 1004.91067
Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability. 88. Boca Raton, FL: Chapman & Hall/ CRC. ix, 308 p. (2001).
The book under review is a comprehensive and rather self-contained text on Multidimensional (MD) Scaling. It includes classical MD scaling and its relation with Principal Components Analyis, Nonmetric scaling, Correspondence Analysis, Biplots, and more. It contains several fully elaborated examples and applications, from the classical \(m\)-judges \(n\)-wiskies setting to that of allocating 3 people in 2 rooms. This second edition further includes recent work by the authors (on Reciprocal Averaging) and others.
For a review of the first ed. (1994) see Zbl 0853.62047.

MSC:
91C15 One- and multidimensional scaling in the social and behavioral sciences
91-01 Introductory exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.) pertaining to game theory, economics, and finance
62-01 Introductory exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.) pertaining to statistics
62H25 Factor analysis and principal components; correspondence analysis
62H99 Multivariate analysis
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