[R] Smallest Space Analysis (SSA) in R
ph@edru@v @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Thu Sep 20 22:48:21 CEST 2018
I will need to dig into this a bit deeper, but this looks like it might
hold some promise. The web link you shared seems familiar - perhaps I
came across it but not at the site you linked to. I will read the
sources with interest.
Thank you for bringing them to my attention.
On 20/09/18 21:28, Eric Berger wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> I don't have any experience in this area but I was intrigued by your
> question. Here is what I learned.
> 1, A bit of poking around turned up a thread on stats.stackexchange
> that mentions that "smallest space analysis" (SSA) is a special case
> of "multidimensional scaling" (MDS).
> See the thread here:
> 2. The R package SMACOF implements some solutions for MDS. See the
> documentation "Multidimensional Scaling in R: SMACOF" available at
> On Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 2:00 PM, Andrew <phaedrusv using gmail.com
> <mailto:phaedrusv using gmail.com>> wrote:
> As part of my forensics psych course, we have been introduced to
> Guttman's smallest space analysis (SSA). I want to explore this
> using R, but despite finding some queries on the web about this same
> thing, have yet to find any answers. The MASS package doesn't seem
> to do
> the job, and the only thing I have been able to find is some
> software HUDAP (Hebrew University Data Analysis Package) which
> may/ not
> be compatible with R (or GNU/Linux for that matter).
> Does anyone have information on how to do SSA using R?
> Many thanks
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