8. Ordinal and Nominal Random Variables

  1. Alexander Basilevsky

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470316894.ch8

Statistical Factor Analysis and Related Methods: Theory and Applications

Statistical Factor Analysis and Related Methods: Theory and Applications

How to Cite

Basilevsky, A. (1994) Ordinal and Nominal Random Variables, in Statistical Factor Analysis and Related Methods: Theory and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470316894.ch8

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:

  • multivariate data;
  • ordinal random variables;
  • nominal random variables;
  • interval scales;
  • factors models

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Ordinal Data

  • Nominal Random Variables: Count Data

  • Further Models for Discrete Data

  • Related Procedures: Dual Scaling and Correspondence Analysis

  • Conciusions