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Nonmetric multidimensional scaling: A numerical method


We describe the numerical methods required in our approach to multi-dimensional scaling. The rationale of this approach has appeared previously.

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Kruskal, J.B. Nonmetric multidimensional scaling: A numerical method. Psychometrika 29, 115–129 (1964).

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  • Steep Descent
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  • Nonmetric Multidimensional Scaling