Chapter 5. Editing Symbolic Data

  1. Edwin Diday2 and
  2. Monique Noirhomme-Fraiture3
  1. Monique Noirhomme-Fraiture3,
  2. Paula Brito1,
  3. Anne de Baenst-Vandenbroucke3 and
  4. Adolphe Nahimana3

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470723562.ch5

Symbolic Data Analysis and the SODAS Software

Symbolic Data Analysis and the SODAS Software

How to Cite

Noirhomme-Fraiture, M., Brito, P., Baenst-Vandenbroucke, A. d. and Nahimana, A. (2008) Editing Symbolic Data, 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.ch5

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. 1

    Faculdade de Economia do Porto, LIACC, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, Porto, Portugal, P-4200-464

  2. 3

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

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:

  • symbolic object and symbolic description;
  • complex mathematical entity;
  • qualitative original variables;
  • symbolic multi-valued categorical variables;
  • Breakdown or drilldown process;
  • symbolic descriptions Generalization;
  • geographical statistical units;
  • Categorical single and multi-valued variables;
  • socio-economic data

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Creation of symbolic data

  • Transformation of symbolic data

  • Generalization of symbolic descriptions

  • Merging of symbolic data tables

  • References