A process in which the values of observed data are expressed as functions of a number of possible causes in order to find which are the most important.
- In order to determine the dimensionality of the scales, factor analysis with varimax rotation was undertaken.
- Using principal components factor analysis, nine stress factors were identified.
- One of his first papers came about because of his work at the Ministry of Agriculture and was on factor analysis applied to crop productivity.
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Syllabification: fac·tor a·nal·y·sis
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