Reverse CTA Versus Multiple Regression Analysis
Paul R. Yarnold, Ph.D. and Robert C. Soltysik, M.S.
Optimal Data Analysis, LLC
This paper illustrates how to reverse CTA for applications having an ordered class variable and categorical attributes. Whereas a regression model is used to make point predictions for the dependent measure based on values of the independent variables, reverse CTA is used to find domains on the dependent measure which are explained by the independent variables.