Correspondence analysis and related methods in practice. (English) Zbl 1277.62156

Greenacre, Michael (ed.) et al., Multiple correspondence analysis and related methods. Selected papers based on the presentations at the international conference (CARME 2003), Barcelona, Spain, 29 June to 2 July 2003. Boca Raton, FL: Chapman & Hall/CRC (ISBN 1-58488-628-5/hbk; 978-1-4200-1131-9/ebook). Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Series, 3-40 (2006).
From the text: In this first and introductory chapter we will start with a simple example of CA applied to a small two-way contingency table, explain the basics of the method, and then introduce MCA and related methods, ending up with a short overview of the rest of the book’s content.
In this book we have 23 chapters on the topic of MCA, starting from the basics and leading into state-of-the-art chapters on methodology, each with applications to data. there are data from social science research (Ch. 1,2,3,7,8,22, and the Appendix), education (Ch. 4,5), health (Ch. 6), item responses in psychology (Ch. 9,10), marketing data and product preference (Ch. 18,19), health sciences (Ch. 12), food preferences (Ch. 13), urban research (Ch. 14), elections in political science (Ch. 15), credit scoring (Ch. 16), epidemiology of animal health (Ch. 17), animal classification (Ch. 18), international comparisons (Ch. 20), psychological experiments (Ch. 21), and microarray studies in genetics (Ch. 23).
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1198.62062].


62H25 Factor analysis and principal components; correspondence analysis