wish: Wish dataset

Description Usage Format Details References Examples

Description

Similarity ratings for 12 countries. There were no instructions concerning the characteristics on which these similarity judgements were to be made, this was information to discover rather than to impose.

Usage

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Format

Object of class dist

Details

For smacof, the data must be converted into a dissimilarity matrix (see examples).

References

Borg, I., Groenen, P. J. F., & Mair, P. (2010). Multidimensionale Skalierung. Muenchen: Hampp Verlag.

Borg, I., Groenen, P. J. F., & Mair, P. (2012). Multidimensional Scaling. New York: Springer, forthcoming.

Wish, M. (1971). Individual differences in perceptions and preferences among nations. In C. W. King and D. Tigert (Eds.), Attitude research reaches new heights, pp. 312-328. Chicago: American Marketing Association.

Examples

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data(wish)
sim2diss(wish, method = max(wish))

Example output

Loading required package: plotrix
         BRAZIL CONGO CUBA EGYPT FRANCE INDIA ISRAEL JAPAN CHINA RUSSIA  USA
CONGO      1.84                                                             
CUBA       1.39  2.11                                                       
EGYPT      3.23  1.67 1.50                                                  
FRANCE     1.95  2.67 2.56  1.89                                            
INDIA      2.17  1.84 2.67  0.84   3.23                                     
ISRAEL     2.84  3.34 3.06  2.00   2.67  2.56                               
JAPAN      3.17  3.28 3.73  2.84   2.45  2.17   1.84                        
CHINA      4.28  2.67 1.17  2.28   3.00  2.56   3.67  2.50                  
RUSSIA     3.61  3.28 1.23  2.28   1.61  2.17   2.50  2.06  0.95            
USA        1.28  4.28 3.50  3.34   0.73  2.39   0.73  0.61  4.11   1.67     
YUGOSLAV   3.50  3.17 1.56  2.39   1.95  2.67   2.23  2.39  1.61   0.00 3.11

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