Computer Engineering and Applications ›› 2009, Vol. 45 ›› Issue (19): 204-206.DOI: 10.3778/j.issn.1002-8331.2009.19.063

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Application of principal components analysis in regional economy analysis

LI Xue-mei1,2,ZHANG Su-qin1   

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Technology,Tsinghua University,Beijing 100084,China
    2.Department of Information Engineering,Engineering College of Shanxi University,Taiyuan 030013,China
  • Received:2008-04-17 Revised:2008-07-10 Online:2009-07-01 Published:2009-07-01
  • Contact: LI Xue-mei



  1. 1.清华大学 计算机科学与技术系,北京 100084
    2.山西大学 工程学院 信息工程系,太原 030013
  • 通讯作者: 李雪梅

Abstract: China is a country with a lot of differences among different regions in economy,society,resource and environment.To make a policy which can improve region economy effectively,it is necessary to evaluate properly the development level in different regions,and find out the key factors which lead those differences.This paper analyzes and compares the indices system of the regional economy by using the methods of principal components analysis and factor commonly used in the data mining field. By the analysis with historical data,the paper can come to a conclusion matching the reality,which is helpful in exploring the potential and making policy in social and economic development.

Key words: principal components analysis, factor analysis, regional economy

摘要: 我国是一个经济与社会发展水平,资源与环境禀赋情况在各区域间差异非常大的国家,要制订出促进区域经济协调发展的有效政策,必须对区域经济发展的水平做出合理的评价,从中找出形成区域经济发展水平差异的关键因素。应用主成分分析和因子分析的方法对区域经济指标体系进行了比较、分析,并且使用历史数据进行了验证,得出与实际情况相一致的科学结论,为挖掘社会经济发展的潜力提供了一定的借鉴作用,同时也为进一步制定经济发展决策提供了有力的支持。

关键词: 主成分分析, 因子分析, 区域经济