# Linear Factor Analysis Algorithm

A Linear Factor Analysis Algorithm is a Factor Analysis Algorithm that uses a Linear Generative Model.

**Counter-Example(s):****See:**Factor Analysis Algorithm, Linear Generative Model.

## References

### 2000

- (Valpola, 2000) ⇒ Harri Valpola. (2000). “Bayesian Ensemble Learning for Nonlinear Factor Analysis." PhD Dissertation, Helsinki University of Technology.
- QUOTE: factor analysis: A technique for finding a generative model which can represent some of the statistical structure of the observations. Usually refers to linear factor analysis where the generative model is linear.