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Fifty years of three-mode data analysis: Past, present, problems and prospects
Pieter M. Kroonenberg

Last modified: 2013-06-16


Fifty years ago Tucker’s first paper on three-mode analysis appeared. In this presentationI will briefly take stock of what has happened since then. I will also sketch what thepresent state of affairs is with respect to Tucker’s work and what across science I see as themajor areas of research resulting from his work. Then the focus will shift to what extent threeandmultiway models have penetrated various applied disciplines and why it has been succesfulin some but not in others. Finally, I will raise the question what we as model developerscan do to make multiway models more popular in applied sciences and whether it is worth it.

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