PROCRUSTES ROTATION

The linear transformation of points in a matrix that makes them conform to the points in a target matrix. The target matrix usually contains points representing a theoretical factor structure or factor analysis of a different population. Named after a character in Greek mythology.

PROCRUSTES ROTATION: "Johann found the procrustes rotation difficult to interpret."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PROCRUSTES ROTATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/procrustes-rotation/ (accessed November 27, 2020).
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