Multiple Factor Analysis: General Presentation and Comparison with STATIS

Authored by: Jérôme Pagès

Visualization and Verbalization of Data

Print publication date:  April  2014
Online publication date:  April  2014

Print ISBN: 9781466589803
eBook ISBN: 9781466589810
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b16741-17

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Abstract

In this chapter, I will analyse a table detailing a set of individuals according to several groups of quantitative or qualitative variables. Two main methods have been developed in France to process this kind of data: STATIS (from the French Structuration des Tableaux a Trois Indices de la Statistique) and multiple factor analysis (MFA).

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