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factoranalysis
factor analysis
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noun
Statistics.
the use of one of several methods for reducing a
set
of variables to a lesser number of new variables, each of
which
is a function of one or more of the original variables.
Origin:
1930–35
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factor analysis
—
n
statistics
any of several techniques for deriving from a number of given variables a smaller number of different, more useful, variables
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