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Monte Carlo study of metric and nonmetric estimation methods for multiattribute models

Philippe Cattin

Monte Carlo study of metric and nonmetric estimation methods for multiattribute models

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Published by Graduate School of Business, Stanford University in [Stanford] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marketing research.,
  • Motivation research (Marketing)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (leaves 25-26).

    StatementPhilippe Cattin and Dick R. Wittink.
    SeriesResearch paper -- no. 341, Research paper (Stanford University. Graduate School of Business) -- no. 341.
    ContributionsWittink, Dick R.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 leaves ;
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22236641M

    Several nonmetric multidimensional scaling random ranking studies are discussed in response to the preceding article (TM ). The choice of a starting configuration is discussed and the use of principal component analysis in obtaining such a configuration is .   It randomly generates different simulated data samples (“simulated experiments”), and uses the Monte Carlo parameter sampling method to estimate a and b for each sample, and also calculates the one-standard-deviation uncertainties based on the Hessian and fmin plus a half method.


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