1. Introduction

  1. Xin-Yuan Song and
  2. Sik-Yum Lee

Published Online: 18 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118358887.ch1

Basic and Advanced Bayesian Structural Equation Modeling: With Applications in the Medical and Behavioral Sciences

Basic and Advanced Bayesian Structural Equation Modeling: With Applications in the Medical and Behavioral Sciences

How to Cite

Song, X.-Y. and Lee, S.-Y. (2012) Introduction, in Basic and Advanced Bayesian Structural Equation Modeling: With Applications in the Medical and Behavioral Sciences, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118358887.ch1

Author Information

  1. Department of Statistics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 24 AUG 2012

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics

Book Series Editors:

  1. Walter A. Shewhart and
  2. Samuel S. Wilks

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470669525

Online ISBN: 9781118358887

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Keywords:

  • observed and latent variables;
  • observed variables, directly measured;
  • simple to multiple regression equation;
  • latent variables in developing models;
  • latent construct interrelationship;
  • SEM, for observed/latent variables;
  • basic SEM, and LISREL model;
  • standard SEMs, and crucial assumptions;
  • the Bayesian approach for complex statistical models;
  • ICPSR set, WHOQOL-100, AIDS preventative

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Observed and latent variables

  • Structural equation model

  • Objectives of the book

  • The Bayesian approach

  • Real data sets and notation

  • Appendix 1.1: Information on real data sets

  • References