Regularized Structural Equation Modeling

Uses both ridge and lasso penalties (and extensions) to penalize specific parameters in structural equation models. The package offers additional cost functions, cross validation, and other extensions beyond traditional structural equation models. Also contains a function to perform exploratory mediation (XMed).


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1.3.3 by Ross Jacobucci, a month ago

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Authors: Ross Jacobucci[aut,cre] , Kevin J. Grimm [ctb] , Andreas M. Brandmaier [ctb] , Sarfaraz Serang [ctb] , Rogier A. Kievit [ctb] , Florian Scharf [ctb]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

Task views: Psychometric Models and Methods

GPL (>= 2) license

Depends on lavaan, Rcpp, Rsolnp

Suggests snowfall, MASS, GA, caret, glmnet, ISLR, lbfgs, numDeriv, psych, knitr, nloptr, NlcOptim, optimx, semPlot, colorspace

Linking to Rcpp, RcppArmadillo

Imported by semPlot.

See at CRAN