[R] Structural equation modelling in R compared with Amos
jwiley.psych at gmail.com
Thu Oct 20 15:45:53 CEST 2011
Look at openmx, it uses R to do matrix optimization especially for SEM (though more general too). It does not have the draw paths interactively feature, but it is extremely powerful and flexible. I have used Amos, EQS, Mplus, Lisrel, and OpenMx and I believe OpenMx is competitive against any of those if you know what you are doing. I have found Amos to be particularly limited in its ability to handle complex models. If you are looking for a simpler interface to SEM in R for some basic models, he k out the SEM package by John Fox.
On Oct 20, 2011, at 4:56, Ravi Kulkarni <ravi.kulk at gmail.com> wrote:
> Can anyone give me links to reviews/comparisons of R with Amos for SEM? I
> have found some but they are a little old (2009).
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