[R] princomp - varimax - factanal

stephen sefick ssefick at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 15:44:43 CET 2009

Maybe look into vegan - although this is not my area of specialty
(assuming I have one at all).
good luck

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 9:00 AM, Alberto Maceda Veiga <amaceda at ub.edu> wrote:
> Hi!
> I am trying to analyse with R a database that I have previously analysed
> with SPSS.
> Steps with SPSS:
> Factorial analysis
>  Extraction options : I select = Principal component analysis
>  Rotation: varimax
> Steps with R:
> I have tried it with varimax function with factanal or with princomp...and
> the results are different of what I have with SPSS. I think that varimax
> function is incorporated in factanal function.
> Does anybody know which are the instructions into R to do exactly the same
> of what I have done with SPSS???
> Thank you very much!
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Stephen Sefick

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