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 Pey-Yan Liou posted on Saturday, February 20, 2010 - 6:07 pm
I run two sets of CFA models using the same correlation matrix. One is a three factor model, and the other is a two factor model. The number of observations for this correlation matrix is about 10500000. I cannot get AIC, BIC, or sample-size adjusted BIC.In the output, they are shown ********. However, I need them to do model comparison. Is there any way I can get them?
(I guess the problem is the large number of observations. If I used a much smaller size, I can get these fit indexes). Thanks for answering me.
 Linda K. Muthen posted on Saturday, February 20, 2010 - 6:12 pm
If you save the results, using the RESULTS option of the SAVEDATA command, they will be saved in scientific notation.
 Pey-Yan Liou posted on Saturday, February 20, 2010 - 11:23 pm
By doing what you suggested, I can get the result in a file. However, lots of results/numbers in the file, I couldn't really understand them (which numbers belong to fit indexes??). Is there any thing I can do?
 Linda K. Muthen posted on Sunday, February 21, 2010 - 12:00 am
Look at the end of the output. It gives the order of the information in the file.
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