Tool to identify combination

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Tool to identify combination

Postby Tri » Sat Mar 08, 2008 2:37 pm

Hi there,

I have one dataset which can be divided into 3 categories i.e. A, B,C.

In each category (say A), there are many features to express a certain nature of the data (i.e. A1, A2, A3). Similarly to set B & C.

In short, it can be described as followed:

A1 B1 C1
A2 B2 C2
- B3 C3

In theory the integration A1 and B1 result in C1 (i.e. A1 + B1 ==> C1); similar to A1 + B2 ==> C2; etc.

In the ideal case, one integration (of A and B) results in one and only one value of set C and another way around. However, in my case, one integration could result in more than one value of C (i.e. C1 and C2) and one value of C can be the result of more than one combination i.e. C1 can be the result of A1+B1 and A1+B2.

I wonder if I could use SPSS to decide which combination of A and B will result in only one value of C.

Any reply is very valuable.

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Best regards,
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Postby yvesvv » Tue Mar 18, 2008 8:31 pm

could you please specify what integration exactly means, what the measurement level of your variables is, and so on...?
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Postby statman » Wed Mar 19, 2008 1:29 pm

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