Path:
Janda's Home Page
>
Workshop
>
Factor Analysis
>
Outline
Outline of Talk: "Intuitive" Factor Analysis
Principal components analysis and factor analysis
Creating known data to learn a method: 100 rectangles
The correlation matrix for measures of 100 rectangles
The principal components of 100 rectangles
A plot of the unrotated factors
Rotating
factors--explaining a difficult concept
A problem using political data: feeling thermometers in election studies
Principal components analysis of feelings toward candidates in 1992
Unrotated and rotated factors from the factor analysis