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Unit: SDL_statis
Class: TPLSModel
Declaration: property Factors: integer;

The property Factors specifies the number of factors used for the partial least squares model. In general Factors should be kept as small as possible, but large enough to ensure optimum results. The best value for the number of factors can only be determined by cross validation of the model.

Hint: It is mathematical nonsense to use more factors than the number of independent variables or than the number of objects (whichever is lower). The function MaxFactors returns the maximum number of meaningful factors.

Last Update: 2012-Oct-20