[R] Users of the CRAN homals package

From: Jan de Leeuw <deleeuw_at_stat.ucla.edu>
Date: Fri 27 May 2005 - 00:29:38 EST

The homals package will eventually be replaced by the gifi package, which is in a preliminary version at


It has many more things than the homals package on CRAN, but it is not ready for CRAN yet (will take quite a while). Besides homals (multiple correspondence analysis with rank and additivity
constraints, can do regression, canonical analysis, principal component analysis with optimal scaling of the variables, and so on), it has

More will be added. I will also recode most of the MCA stuff using as the basic data structure a list of possibly fuzzy indicators, coded as sparse matrices.

Install into R by saying

R CMD INSTALL gifi-0.0.1.tar.gz

from the command line.

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