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Re: st: Factor analysis for mixed type data


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Factor analysis for mixed type data
Date   Sun, 30 Dec 2012 15:25:59 +0000

The existence of R code implies that Mahbubeh could translate that
code into Stata. But in general the existence of code in any other
language is no guarantee that similar code exists in Stata, or vice
versa. That's particularly so in tendentious territory such as here,
in which some users appear to want some white magic to convert
categorcal into continuous, regardless of the information content of
the data.

Nick

On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 1:34 PM, JVerkuilen (Gmail)
<jvverkuilen@gmail.com> wrote:

> And?

> On Sat, Dec 29, 2012 at 10:52 AM, Mahbubeh Parsaeian
> <mahbobehparsaeian@yahoo.com> wrote:

>> [...] R has a function called "AFDM" in package "FactoMiner"
>> which can run Factor analysis for mixed data.
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