SOCI 623 Latent Variable Models (3 credits)

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Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


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: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • Prerequisites: SOCI 504 or equivalent

  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor.