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Why is Regularization after PCA or Factor Analysis a bad idea?

I have done Factor Analysis on my data and applied various machine learning models on it. I particularly find it giving high MSE value for Ridge and Lasso Regression compared to other models. I want ...
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What conclusion can I get when the variable is influenced by other but there isn't any correlation?

I am doing an analytic exploratory analysis. If the target is a continuous variable and the attributes are all categorical (discrete values), in order to know if exist any influence on the target from ...
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Factor Analysis with Mixed Data gives many components

I performed Factor Analysis with Mixed Data using PCAmixdata package from R. My dataset consists of 115000 records with 40 features of both categorical and continuous data. I checked the eigenvalues ...
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Factor Analysis with Mixed Data Concurrent Approach with PCAmixdata in R

I am trying to perform Factor Analysis over Mixed Data using R with PCAmixdata package. My dataset is huge with almost 115000 records and almost 40 features of both categorical and continuous. When I ...
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SEM (Structural Equation Modelling) with Exploratory Factor Analysis

Problem Statement: I need to do some Structural Equation Modelling at work to get the main factors in a marketing survey data-set. There are no assumed equations to perform SEM on so what would be ...