6. Factor Analysis

  1. Alexander Basilevsky

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470316894.ch6

Statistical Factor Analysis and Related Methods: Theory and Applications

Statistical Factor Analysis and Related Methods: Theory and Applications

How to Cite

Basilevsky, A. (1994) Factor Analysis, in Statistical Factor Analysis and Related Methods: Theory and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470316894.ch6

Author Information

  1. Department of Mathematics & Statistics, The University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 7 JUN 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471570820

Online ISBN: 9780470316894

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Keywords:

  • factor analysis;
  • principles components;
  • statistical literature;
  • correlational structure;
  • random variables

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • The Unrestricted Random Factor Model in the Population

  • Factoring by Principal Components

  • Unrestricted Maximum Likelihood Factor Models

  • Other Weighted Factor Models

  • Tests of Significance

  • The Fixed Factor Model

  • Estimating Factor Scores

  • Factors Representing “Missing Data:” The EM Algorithm

  • Factor Rotation and Identification

  • Confirmatory Factor Analysis

  • Multigroup Factor Analysis

  • Latent Structure Analysis