, Volume 28, Issue 4, pp 333–367

An individual differences model for multidimensional scaling

  • Ledyard R Tucker
  • Samuel Messick

DOI: 10.1007/BF02289557

Cite this article as:
Tucker, L.R. & Messick, S. Psychometrika (1963) 28: 333. doi:10.1007/BF02289557


A quantitative system is presented to permit the determination of separate multidimensional perceptual spaces for individuals having different viewpoints about stimulus interrelationships. The structure of individual differences in the perception of stimulus relationships is also determined to provide a framework for ascertaining the varieties of consistent individual viewpoints and their relationships with other variables.

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© Psychometric Society 1963

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ledyard R Tucker
    • 1
  • Samuel Messick
    • 2
  1. 1.University of IllinoisUSA
  2. 2.Educational Testing ServiceUSA

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