MULTICHANNEL SEQUENCE ANALYSIS APPLIED TO SOCIAL SCIENCE DATA: multichannel sequence analysis

@article{Gauthier2010MULTICHANNELSA,
  title={MULTICHANNEL SEQUENCE ANALYSIS APPLIED TO SOCIAL SCIENCE DATA: multichannel sequence analysis},
  author={Jacques-Antoine Gauthier and Eric D. Widmer and Philipp Bucher and C. Notredame},
  journal={Sociological Methodology},
  year={2010}
}
Applications of optimal matching analysis in the social sciences are typically based on sequences of specific social statuses that model the residential, familial, or occupational trajectories of individuals. Despite the broadly recognized interdependence of these statuses, few attempts have been made to systematize the ways in which optimal matching analysis should be applied multidimensionally, i.e., in an approach that takes into account multiple trajectories simultaneously. Based on methods… 
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