Specification of Path Model
Description
Creates the specification of a path model used by sempls
. The
structural and the measurement must be specified in .csv files. The
paths must be entered in the form of a fromto matrix. The variable in
the first column represents the source and the second column
represents the target of each path.
Usage
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Arguments
data 
A 
strucmod 
Either a fromtomatrix representing the inner/structural model or the path to an .csv file representing the inner/structural model. 
measuremod 
Either fromtomatrix representing the outer/measurement models or the path to an .csv file representing the outer/measurement models. 
order 
A

interactive 
Logical indicating whether to specify the model
interactively using 
model 
An object of class 
LVs 
A 
ask 
See 
... 
Arguments to pass down to other methods, e.g., 
Value
The object returned is of class plsm
with the elements:
latent 
A 
manifest 
A 
strucmod 
Contains only the subset of 
measuremod 
Contains only the subset of 
D 
The adjacency matrix \bm{D} for the structural model. 
M 
The adjacency matrix \bm{M} for the measurement model. 
blocks 
A 
order 
See armguments section. 
See Also
sempls
, read.splsm
Examples
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33  # getting the path to the .csv file representing the inner Model
ptf_Struc < system.file("ECSIstrucmod.csv", package="semPLS")
# getting the path to the .csv file representing the outer Models
ptf_Meas < system.file("ECSImeasuremod.csv", package="semPLS")
sm < as.matrix(read.csv(ptf_Struc))
mm < as.matrix(read.csv(ptf_Meas))
data(mobi)
ECSI < plsm(data=mobi, strucmod=sm, measuremod=mm)
# Adjacency matrix of the structural model
ECSI$D
# Adjacency matrix of the measurement model
ECSI$M
# return all elements
ECSI
### Interactive mode
## Not run:
# specify model in a spreadsheets
ECSI < plsm(data=mobi, interactive=TRUE)
ECSI
## End(Not run)
### explore blocks of MVs
mvplot(model=ECSI, data=mobi, LVs="Expectation")
mvpairs(model=ECSI, data=mobi, LVs="Expectation")

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