Multivariate Analysis Procedures: Capture intuitively by examples of purposes
Multiple Regression Analysis
Predicting the sales of products from their properties (qualities, appearances, price, and so on).
Grouping people according to their personality traits.
Principal Component Analysis
Visualizing the distribution of data in a multidimensional space (which cannot be seen by us living 3-dimensioanl world) (Fig. 1).
Finding the latent psychological factors underlying manifest behavioral patterns (Fig. 2).
Three-Mode Component Analysis
Exploring the three mode structure of pictures by impressions by persons from the impressions that pictures give persons (Fig. 3).
Drawing a map of people from their relations．
Modeling the causal relationships among the phenomena in the world.