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Maximum number of attributes in MBC

Dear all,

Sorry for this question, but I haven't got a tester version for MBC at the moment.
Does anyone know how many attributes I can use with MBC?

asked Nov 28, 2011 by anonymous
retagged Sep 13, 2012 by Walter Williams

1 Answer

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Unlimited, theoretically.  The software has no limits set.  But, effects (utilities) have to be estimated for each independent variable, so there has to be enough data (respondents and respondent choices) to support it.  So, your concern is more relevant to sample size planning rather than the software itself.  Depending on how you do the analysis (and there is lots of flexibility there), large numbers of attributes can still be manageable.
answered Nov 28, 2011 by Bryan Orme Platinum Sawtooth Software, Inc. (154,205 points)