Chapter 22. People's Life Values and Trust Components in Europe: Symbolic Data Analysis for 20–22 Countries

  1. Edwin Diday2 and
  2. Monique Noirhomme-Fraiture3
  1. Seppo Laaksonen

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470723562.ch22

Symbolic Data Analysis and the SODAS Software

Symbolic Data Analysis and the SODAS Software

How to Cite

Laaksonen, S. (2007) People's Life Values and Trust Components in Europe: Symbolic Data Analysis for 20–22 Countries, 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.ch22

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

Author Information

  1. 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:

  • quartile-based interval variables;
  • conjunctive expressions;
  • aggregated symbolic analysis;
  • symbolic world;
  • social-psychological terminology;
  • monothetic clusters;
  • ordinal variables;
  • modal variable clusters;
  • monothetic clusters;
  • positive regression coefficient

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and the data

  • Descriptive methods

  • Divisive classification (DIV) vs. unsupervised classification tree (SCLASS)

  • Clustering by SCLASS, DIV, SCLUST, SYKSOM and HIPYR for ‘trust’ variable in 22 countries

  • DIV for life-value variables using modal and interval variables

  • Dissimilarity module DISS

  • Further analysis and concluding remarks

  • References