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 Joseph A. Olsen posted on Tuesday, August 05, 2008 - 11:46 am
Is there a way in Mplus to model a two-class categorical latent variable corresponding to the sign (negative/non-negative) of an existing continuous latent variable? The more general goal is to estimate a connected piecewise linear latent variable regression using cross-sectional data.
 Bengt O. Muthen posted on Tuesday, August 05, 2008 - 6:43 pm
I can't think of a way to do that. At the most the sign of the latent variable mean in the two classes can be restricted.
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