, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 129–149 | Cite as

Relations amongm sets of measures

  • Paul Horst


The problem of determining linear functions for two sets of variables so as to maximize the correlation between the two functions has been solved by Hotelling. This article presents a more efficient computational solution for the case of two sets of variables and a generalized solution for any number of sets. Applications are discussed and a numerical example is included to demonstrate the solution for more than two sets.


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© Psychometric Society 1961

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Horst
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WashingtonUSA

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