Yes -- unfolding is the word. Thanks


Bill
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William D. Shannon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biostatistics in Medicine
Division of General Medical Sciences and Biostatistics

Washington University School of Medicine
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On Wed, 9 Mar 2005, Paul R Swank wrote:

> Do you mean unfolding?
>
> Paul R. Swank, Ph.D.
> Professor, Developmental Pediatrics
> Medical School
> UT Health Science Center at Houston
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Classification, clustering, and phylogeny estimation
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of shannon
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> Subject: statistical method
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>
> What is the name of the statistical method which generates an order from a
> set of orders:
>
> 	Vote preferences:  	A > B > C > D
> 				B > A > C > D
> 				A > B > C > D
> 				A > C > D > B
> 				etc
>
> It is something like peeling?
>
>
> Bill
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> 		   Joint Meeting of the Interface and
> 		 Classification Society of North America
>
> 		 http://ilya.wustl.edu/if_csna_2005_meeting/
> 		Abstracts and Registration Deadline is 4/9/05
>
>
> William D. Shannon, Ph.D.
>
> Associate Professor of Biostatistics in Medicine
> Division of General Medical Sciences and Biostatistics
>
> Washington University School of Medicine
> Campus Box 8005, 660 S. Euclid
> St. Louis, MO   63110
>
> Phone: 314-454-8356
> Fax: 314-454-5113
> e-mail: [log in to unmask]
> web page: http://ilya.wustl.edu/~shannon
>