Psychometrika

, Volume 51, Issue 1, pp 163–170 | Cite as

A PROC MATRIX program for preference-dissimilarity multidimensional scaling

  • J. O. Ramsey
Computational Psychometrics

Abstract

A computer program can be a means of communicating the structure of an algorithm as well as a tool for data analysis. From this perspective high-level matrix-oriented languages like PROC MATRIX in the SAS system are especially useful because of their readability and compactness. An algorithm for the joint analysis of dissimilarity and preference data using maximum likelihood estimation is presented in PROC MATRIX code.

Keywords

Data Analysis Computer Program Public Policy Maximum Likelihood Estimation Likelihood Estimation 

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© The Psychometric Society 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. O. Ramsey
    • 1
  1. 1.McGill UniversityCanada

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