[R] eigen vector question
Uwe Ligges
ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Fri Feb 18 11:26:05 CET 2005
Jessica Higgs wrote:
> Sorry to bother everyone, but I've looked in all of the help files and
> manuals I have and I can't find the answer to this question. I'm doing
> principle component analysis by calculating the eigen vectors of a
> correlation matrix that I have that is composed of 21 parameters. I
> have the eigen vectors and their values that R produced for me but I'm
> not sure how to tell which eigen vector/value corresponds to which
> parameter because when R produces eigen vectors it does so in decreasing
> order of significance, meaning that the eigen vector that explains the
> most of the variance is listed first, followed by the next eigen vector,
> etc etc. Any help would be appreciated. Feel free to write back if you
> need more information on my problem. Thanks!
>
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Have you considered to use princomp()?
Uwe Ligges
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