[R] prcomp() and the lenght of PC:s

From: Atte Tenkanen <attenka_at_utu.fi>
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2010 11:38:25 +0300


Hi,

I would like to know whether there is some deeper rationale behind or is it just an established practice that the lenghts of principal components, giving for example by prcomp-function, are normalised to 1?

Best regards,

Atte Tenkanen
University of Turku, Finland
Department of Musicology
+35823335278
http://users.utu.fi/attenka/



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