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A pairwise likelihood approach to simultaneous clustering and dimensional reduction of ordinal data

  title={A pairwise likelihood approach to simultaneous clustering and dimensional reduction of ordinal data},
  author={Monia Ranalli and Roberto Rocci},
  journal={arXiv: Methodology},
The literature on clustering for continuous data is rich and wide; differently, that one developed for categorical data is still limited. In some cases, the problem is made more difficult by the presence of noise variables/dimensions that do not contain information about the clustering structure and could mask it. The aim of this paper is to propose a model for simultaneous clustering and dimensionality reduction of ordered categorical data able to detect the discriminative dimensions… 
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