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After you have examined standard applications of dual scaling to two-way data, we will return to a few examples of multiway data matrices and their analyses in Part 4. 10 WHAT IF YOUR DATA SET IS NOT APPROPRIATE FOR DUAL SCAUNG? If your data cannot be handled by dual scaling, you need another method. What follows is a very sketchy description of each of a few selected alternatives. Please note that each method would require at least a single book. Therefore, the description given here will be helpful only for possible identification of a technique you might consider using for your data.