Chapter 21. Application to the Finnish, Spanish and Portuguese data of the European Social Survey

  1. Edwin Diday3 and
  2. Monique Noirhomme-Fraiture4
  1. Soile Mustjärvi1 and
  2. Seppo Laaksonen2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470723562.ch21

Symbolic Data Analysis and the SODAS Software

Symbolic Data Analysis and the SODAS Software

How to Cite

Mustjärvi, S. and Laaksonen, S. (2007) Application to the Finnish, Spanish and Portuguese data of the European Social Survey, in Symbolic Data Analysis and the SODAS Software (eds E. Diday and M. Noirhomme-Fraiture), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470723562.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Université Paris IX-Dauphine, LISE-CEREMADE, Place du Marechal de Lattre de Tassigny, Paris Cedex 16, France F-75775

  2. 4

    Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Faculté d'Informatique, Rue Grandgagnage, 21, Namur, Belgium, B-5000

Author Information

  1. 1

    Statistics Finland, Finland, FIN-00022

  2. 2

    Statistics Finland, Box 68, University of Helsinki, Finland, FIN 00014

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 18 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470018835

Online ISBN: 9780470723562

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Keywords:

  • ordinal-scaled categories;
  • average-based indicators;
  • quartile range intervals;
  • non-response and frame errors;
  • simple random sampling design;
  • unequal inclusion probabilities;
  • hierarchical and pyramidal clustering;
  • modal ordinal variables;
  • academic funding bodies;
  • symbolic Kohonen maps

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The initial database

  • Variables of interest for this study

  • Symbolic objects

  • Targets

  • Some technicalities on the data creation

  • Symbolic data analysis strategy

  • Some results

  • References