Technique of Factor Analysis

@article{Stephenson1935TechniqueOF,
  title={Technique of Factor Analysis},
  author={W. Stephenson},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1935},
  volume={136},
  pages={297-297}
}
FACTOR analysis is a subject upon which Prof. G. H. Thomson, Dr. Wm, Brown and others have frequently written letters to NATURE. This analysis is concerned with a selected population of n individuals each of whom has been measured in m tests. The (m) (m − 1)/2 intercorrelations for these m variables are subjected to either a Spearman or other factor analysis. 
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