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Factor analysis and related techniques (with demonstrations in R)
February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Modern Languages Building (MLB), Room 2001B
This workshop will expose participants to a variety of related techniques that might fall under the heading of ‘factor analysis’, latent variable modeling, dimension reduction and similar, such as principal components analysis, factor analysis, and measurement models, with possible exposure to and demonstration of latent dirichlet allocation, mixture models, item response theory, and others. Brief overviews with examples of the more common techniques will be provided, followed by exercises.