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Re: st: Nominal or ordinal?


From   SR Millis <aa3379@wayne.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Nominal or ordinal?
Date   Fri, 13 Aug 2010 06:58:29 -0700 (PDT)

Another approach to consider is optimal scaling of the ordered variable using canonical correlation.  It is "optimal" in the sense of maximizing the correlation between the scaled variable and other variables:

Scott Millis

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