The conventional wisdom is that in most cases the choice of a link function is largely a matter of taste. This blog is a link function.

One-tailed, but significant.

the model estimation terminated normally

with 2 comments

THE STANDARD ERRORS OF THE MODEL PARAMETER ESTIMATES MAY NOT BE TRUSTWORTHY FOR SOME PARAMETERS DUE TO A NON-POSITIVE DEFINITE FIRST-ORDER DERIVATIVE PRODUCT MATRIX. THIS MAY BE DUE TO THE STARTING VALUES BUT MAY ALSO BE AN INDICATION OF MODEL NONIDENTIFICATION. THE CONDITION NUMBER IS -0.334D-20. PROBLEM INVOLVING PARAMETER 22.

and what the f*ck is this then?

Z.

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Written by zoller

April 2, 2009 at 8:54 pm

Posted in ...general...

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  1. dont worry about it Muthen himself says yuo dont have to care (S.E. are reliable anyway):

    http://www.ats.ucla.edu/videos/mplus_lec8_ref.mov

    dmors

    April 8, 2009 at 4:42 pm

  2. :) Well, I wouldn’t like to report something that screams with an error, although the results are the same if ran in other programs. Nevertheless, list wise deletion solves the main problems.

    zoller

    April 8, 2009 at 7:40 pm


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