/This note is forwarded from Arie Cohen to the e-mail list of the
Classification Society and to the CLASS-L list-serve; please forgive
Stan Sclove, Sec'y, the Classification Society /
You are invited to the Louis Guttman memorial session (the originator of
Guttman scale, Facet Theory, Smallest Space Analysis and more, and Past
president of Psychometric Society) to be held in Ritter Hall 211,
Temple University, Philadelphia, between 13:00-18:00, August 7th , 2007.
The keynote address speaker will be J. Douglas Carroll who will speak on
"Multidimensional Scaling and its Extensions: Applications to
Perceptual, Preferential Choice, and other Behavioral Science Data".
Louis Guttman's family, friends, and participants will share memories
At the same session Dr. Joseph B. Kruskal, the originator of
multidimensional scaling, will receive the FTA Louis Guttman
Distinguished Lifetime Contribution Award.
The memorial session is part of the Facet Theory Association (FTA)
International Conference that will take place 7th - 9th, August, 2007.
There is a registration fee for participating in the conference;
however, attending the memorial session is free. Colleagues, who can
attend, are encouraged to participate and pay tribute to the legacy of
one of the leading psychometricians of our generation. For further
information please see the association site at:
or contact [log in to unmask] .
Arie Cohen, Ph.D.
Chair, Scientific Program
Facet Theory Association