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Computing BIC for Latent Class

I realize that Sawtooth Software's Latent Class package computes a set of fit statistics including CAIC (useful).  To my knowledge, Latent Class does not compute what some investigators consider to b e a better statistic, BIC (Bayesian Information Criterion).  Is it possible to compute this statistic from the output provided by Latent Class?  Has anyone written the code to do this?
asked Aug 14, 2012 by anonymous
edited Aug 14, 2012

1 Answer

+1 vote
Looks like that one is easy to derive from AIC.  We're looking into whether we can slip this into the next release of Latent Class.  Thanks for the pointer.
answered Sep 5, 2012 by Bryan Orme Platinum Sawtooth Software, Inc. (162,390 points)
Thanks, Bryan.  The inclusion of BIC in Latent Class is very useful.