Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2010 07:53:46 -0700
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From: Bruce Weaver <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Determinant of the covariance matrix near to zero
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Mike Palij wrote:
> --- snip ---
> It might be possible to obtain the multiple correlation of each
> item with others through one of the regression procedures by
> running all regressions where each item is the dependent variable
> and the remaining variables are predictor/independent variables
> though this would probably generate a lot of output. Perhaps
> someone can suggest an alternative method?
> -Mike Palij
Run a linear regression with all of the items as explanatory variables, and
any variable you wish as the outcome. Include the collinearity diagnostics.
The R-squared value for each item = 1 - tolerance.
"When all else fails, RTFM."
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