[R] SPSS R-Menu for Ordinal Factor Analysis
murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 16:31:33 CEST 2012
On 26/03/2012 7:32 AM, Till Below wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am trying to conduct an enhanced version of factor analysis with a
> SPSS interface that allows to use R. This approach has been suggested in
> the recent article:
> Basto, M. and J.M. Pereira An SPSS R-Menu for Ordinal Factor Analysis.
> Journal of Statistical Software 46, pp. 1-29.
> My variables are ordinal-type and the tool of Basto allows to run
> polychoric correlations in the SPSS environment with the R essentials
> ans Plugin.
> I used R 2.10 version for spss 20 (I only have access to spss 20). I
> loaded the required packages. When running the factor analysis in spss
> with the plugin I receive the error message posted below. Aparently, the
> tool of Basto runs only with spss 19. Since the packages and the plugin
> are installed I think it must be a problem of the spss version.
> Could someone suggest me a solution for the problem? I am not familiar
> with R, and so I would prefer to run the factor analysis in spss. Is
> there any possebility to run it with spss V. 20?
I think you will need to ask this question in an SPSS help forum:
- Version 2.10.x of R is quite old, and is no longer supported.
- The error message is coming from SPSS, not R
> Best regards and compliments for your work,
> Till Below (PhD student, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany)
> SPSS output with error message:
> DATASET NAME DatenSet1 WINDOW=FRONT.
> DATASET ACTIVATE DatenSet1.
> SAVE OUTFILE='C:\XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
> *Mário Basto, José Manuel Pereira, IPCA
> *Required: SPSS 19 and R Integration Plugin
> *R Packages required: psych, polycor, GPArotation, nFactors, corpcor, ICS.
> set printback off.
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