IBM Support

Guttman Lingoes Smallest Space Analysis

Troubleshooting


Problem

I would like to do a Guttman Lingoes Smallest Space Analysis (SSA), which is a multidimensional scaling (MDS) technique. Does SPSS offer SSA?

Resolving The Problem

The Guttman-Lingoes technique, Smallest Space Analysis (SSA),can be performed in the PREFSCAL procedure, which was introduced to the Categories module in SPSS 14. SSA is not available in the multidimensional scaling routines ALSCAL (Base module) or PROXSCAL (Categories module), so SSA was not available in SPSS versions prior to Release 14.

[{"Product":{"code":"SSLVMB","label":"SPSS Statistics"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU001","label":"Analytics Private Cloud"},"Component":"Not Applicable","Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"Not Applicable","Edition":""}]

Historical Number

52591

Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2018

UID

swg21480130