Statistical modelling and latent variables
 355 Pages
 1993
 1.44 MB
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 English
NorthHolland , Amsterdam, New York
Linear models (Statistics)  Congresses., Latent variables  Congre
Statement  edited by K. Haagen, D.J. Bartholomew, M. Deistler. 
Contributions  Haagen, Klaus, 1944, Bartholomew, David J., Deistler, M. 
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LC Classifications  QA279 .S724 1993 
The Physical Object  
Pagination  x, 355 p. : 
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Open Library  OL1405441M 
ISBN 10  0444898328 
LC Control Number  93013660 


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The measurement model of a latent variable with effect indicators is the set of relationships (modeled as equations) in which the latent variable is set as the predictor of the indicators.
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Models of this kind are applied to the U.S. sample of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) to. Latent Variable Models and Factor Analysis provides a comprehensive and unified approach to factor analysis and latent variable modeling from a statistical perspective.
This book presents a general framework to enable the derivation of the commonly used models, along with updated numerical examples. The book, belonging to the series “Studies in Theoretical and Applied Statistics– Selected Papers from the Statistical Societies”, presents a peerreviewed selection of contributions on relevant topics organized by the editors on the occasion of the SIS Statistical Conference "Advances in Latent Variables.
Methods, Models and. Intended for use in graduate or advanced undergraduate courses in latent variable modeling, factor analysis, structural equation modeling, item response theory, measurement, or multivariate statistics taught in psychology, education, human development, and social and health sciences, researchers in these fields also appreciate this book’s.
The software Lisrel was developed to model and analyze data using structural equation models which involve the introduction of latent variables. Although this topic has historically been most commonly used in the social sciences including psychology and sociology, it is finding a wide range of applications as statisticians encounter more and Reviews: encompasses such diverse statistical techniques as path analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, causal modeling with latent variables, and even analysis of variance and multiple linear regression.
The course features an introduction to the logic of SEM, the assumptions and required input for SEM analysis, and how to perform SEM analyses using AMOS. A latent variable model is a statistical model that relates a set of observable variables (socalled manifest variables) to a set of latent variables.
It is assumed that the responses on the indicators or manifest variables are the result of an individual's position on the latent variable(s), and that the manifest variables have nothing in common after controlling for the latent variable.
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This book presents a general framework to enable the derivation of the commonly used models, along with updated numerical examples.
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Two widely known frameworks for latent variable modeling are Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) and Item Response Theory (IRT). The position is essentially the same with the latent variable models discussed above.
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Tilburg University, the Netherlands Over the past several years more significant books have been published on latent class (LC) and finite mixture models than any other class of statistical models.
The recent. Latent Variable Models and Factor Analysis. New York: Oxford University Press. Berkane, Maia, ed. Latent variable modeling and applications to causality.
New York: SpringerVerlag. ISBN: Bollen, Kenneth A. Structural Equations with Latent Variables. New York: John Wiley. ISBN: In statistics, a latent class model (LCM) relates a set of observed (usually discrete) multivariate variables to a set of latent is a type of latent variable is called a latent class model because the latent variable is discrete.
A class is characterized by a pattern of conditional probabilities that indicate the chance that variables take on certain values. Latent Variable Models. A latent variable model is a statistical model that relates a set of observed variables to a set of latent variables. From: Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Related terms.
This book provides a comprehensive introduction to latent variable growth curve modeling (LGM) for analyzing repeated measures. It presents the statistical basis for LGM and its various methodological extensions, including a number of practical examples of its use.
The lavaan package is developed to provide useRs, researchers and teachers a free opensource, but commercialquality package for latent variable modeling. You can use lavaan to estimate a large variety of multivariate statistical models, including path analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, structural equation modeling and growth curve models.
An alternative to the normal factor model Replacing latent variables by linear functions of the manifest variables Estimation of correlations and regressions between latent variables QMethodology Concluding reﬂections of the role of latent variables in statistical modelling Software appendix This book demonstrates how to conduct latent variable modeling (LVM) in R by highlighting the features of each model, their specialized uses, examples, sample code and output, and an interpretation of the results.
Each chapter features a detailed example including the analysis of the data using R, the relevant theory, the assumptions underlying the model, and other statistical details. Latent Variable Models and Factor Analysis provides a comprehensive and unified approach to factor analysis and latent variable modeling from a statistical perspective.
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This book presents a general framework to enable the derivation of the commonly used models. endogenous variables • Latent variable Æ factor Æ construct • Observed variable Æ measured variable Æ manifest variable Æ indicator Æ generally considered endogenous A model is a statistical statement about the relations among variables.
A path diagram is a pictorial representation of a model. A latent variable model, as the name suggests, is a statistical model that contains latent, that is, unobserved, variables.
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This book presents a general framework to enable the derivation of the commonly used models, along with updated numerical examples. Nature and interpretation of a latent variable is also introduced along with related. Structural Equations with Latent Variables is a book by Kenneth explains basic ideas and methods in the field of structural equation modeling and is considered to be an important technical reference.
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A special kind of statistical analysis corresponds to each kind of the latent variable models. According to Bartholomew and Knott [1]. C. Glymour and P. Spirtes, Latent variables, causal models and overidentifying constraints D, exclusive of the series x(t), Granger’s analysis is that x causes y if and only if the history of the x series together with D provides a leastsquares.