The following monographs on Multidimensional
Scaling are available from the Psychometric Laboratory. Each
monograph is available for $5.00.
Young, F.W. & Lewyckyj, R
. ALSCAL Users Guide
This monograph presents a complete overview of
how to use ALSCAL, including the SAS, stand-along mainframe
and PC versions. Included is a detailed guide to the command
language for each version, including a summary of 19 common
types of analyses. The monograph also presents comments on
unique aspects of ALSCAL's output, including descriptions
of the individual differences indices and fit indices. In
addition, extensive annotated examples of the input to and
output from ALSCAL are presented, including figures published
from the examples. These examples cover metric MDS, nonmetric
MDS, unfolding, and individual difference scaling. Finally,
a list of all diagnostics, including a full explanation of
each, is presented.
Young, F.W. ALSCAL Collected Papers
This monograph presents the nine major papers that
have been published describing the mathematical and algorithmic
details of ALSCAL, including papers that present monte carlo
studies of the program.
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