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Workspace SPSS Statistics
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 8, 2016

SPSS Categories PROXSCAL function

In the multidimensional scaling PROXSCAL function in SPSS Categories, the ratio proximity transformation is available when proximities are dissimilarities. However, when proximities are similarities, the possibility for a ratio proximity transformation (meaning the transformation of ratio data that are similarities) is not possible. (The function is greyed out.)
  • Guest
    Aug 3, 2022

    Techniques include correspondence analysis (CORRESPONDENCE), categorical regression (CATREG), multiple correspondence analysis (MULTIPLE CORRESPONDENCE), CATPCA, nonlinear canonical correlation (OVERALS), proximity scaling (PROXSCAL) and preference scaling (PREFSCAL).

    Recoding data into two categories

    1. Enter the data in the SPSS Statistics Data Editor and name the variable "Ratings". ...

    2. Click on Transform > Recode Into Different Variable... in the top menu.

    3. Transfer the variable you want to recode by selected it and pressing the button, and give the new variable a name and label.