A First Course in Structural Equation Modeling - download pdf or read online

By Tenko Raykov

ISBN-10: 0585345228

ISBN-13: 9780585345222

ISBN-10: 0805835687

ISBN-13: 9780805835687

This booklet is designed to introduce scholars to the fundamentals of structural equation modeling via a conceptual, nonmathematical strategy. The few mathematical formulation incorporated are utilized in a conceptual or illustrative nature, instead of a computational one. The publication beneficial properties examples from LISREL and EQS. accordingly, the booklet is also used as a starting advisor to studying how one can arrange enter documents to slot the main primary forms of structural equation types with those courses. meant as an creation for graduate scholars or researchers in psychology, schooling, company, and different utilized social and wellbeing and fitness sciences. the single prerequisite is a simple records path.

Show description

Read or Download A First Course in Structural Equation Modeling PDF

Best statistics books

Methods and Applications of Statistics in Clinical Trials, by N. Balakrishnan PDF

Tools and functions of records in scientific Trials, quantity 2: making plans, research, and Inferential equipment contains updates of proven literature from the Wiley Encyclopedia of medical Trials in addition to unique fabric in keeping with the newest advancements in medical trials. ready through a number one professional, the second one quantity comprises various contributions from present popular specialists within the box of clinical learn.

Trevor Hastie's The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference PDF

In the past decade there was an explosion in computation and knowledge know-how. With it have come sizeable quantities of knowledge in quite a few fields comparable to drugs, biology, finance, and advertising. The problem of knowing those info has resulted in the advance of latest instruments within the box of facts, and spawned new parts resembling information mining, computer studying, and bioinformatics.

Economics (Barron's Business Review Series) by Walter J. Wessels PDF

Books in Barron's "Business evaluation sequence" are meant normally for school room use. They make very good vitamins to major texts whilst integrated in college-level enterprise classes. In grownup schooling and enterprise brush-up courses they could function major textbooks. All titles during this sequence comprise evaluate questions with solutions.

Download e-book for iPad: Probability, Statistics and Time: A collection of essays by M. S. Bartlett F.R.S. (auth.)

A few years in the past whilst I. assembled a couple of basic articles and lectures on likelihood and statistics, their ebook (Essays in chance and facts, Methuen, London, 1962) acquired a a few­ what larger reception than I have been ended in anticipate of this type of miscellany. i'm for this reason tempted to threat publishing this moment assortment, the identify i've got given it (taken from the 1st lecture) seeming to me to point a coherence in my articles which my publishers may perhaps rather be vulnerable to question.

Extra resources for A First Course in Structural Equation Modeling

Example text

This is commonly referred to as the model-definition line. The modeldefinition line contains information about the number of observed variables (Y) and the number of latent variables (η) in the model. For example, because there are nine observed and three latent variables in Fig. " However, this is only the start of the model-description information. As was done in creating the EQS program input file, one must communicate to LISREL information about the model parameters. , the matrices LY, BE, PS, and TE; and the information page_59 Page 60 about the nine factor loadings, nine residual variances, and three factor correlations).

90s or higher are viewed likely to represent a reasonably good approximation of the data (Hu & Bentler, 1999). In addition to the GFI, AGFI, NNFI, and NFI, there are more than a dozen other descriptive-fit indices that have been proposed in the SEM literature over the past 20 years or so. Despite this plethora of descriptive-fit indices, it turns out that most of them are directly related to the chi-square value T and simply represent reexpressions of it or its relationships to other models' chi-square values and related quantities.

Again, there are no norms about how high the CFI should be in order to safely retain or reject a proposed model. 90s or above is usually associated with models that are plausible approximations of the data. The expected cross-validation index (ECVI) was also introduced as a function of the noncentrality parameter (Browne & Cudeck, 1993). It represents a measure of the degree to which one would expect a proposed model to replicate in another sample from the same population. In a set of several proposed models of the same phenomenon, a model is preferred if it minimizes the value of ECVI relative to other models.

Download PDF sample

A First Course in Structural Equation Modeling by Tenko Raykov


by Christopher
4.3

Rated 4.17 of 5 – based on 34 votes