Sociology (Arts) : Latent variable models attempt to explain complex relations between manifest/observed variables by simple relations between these variables and an underlying unobservable or “latent” structure. Topics include both cross-sectional (Latent Class, factor analysis) and longitudinal (Latent Transition/Hidden Markov, Latent Class Growth Analysis, Growth Mixture Models) versions.
Terms: Fall 2021
Instructors: Das, Aniruddha (Fall)
Prerequisites: SOCI 504 or equivalent
Restrictions: Permission of instructor.