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by sdrucker
Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:41 pm
Forum: Application of PLS
Topic: Confusiing Post on Problematic indicator weights
Replies: 4
Views: 2945

Re: negative signs

Hi Magdelijn, I didn't receive a response but I read the Temme, Kreis and Hildebrandt (2006) article (p.13-15) which mentions that the SPAD-PLS, and PLS-GUI software programs are the only PLS software that don't have this negative signs problem because they use different sets of starting values to ...
by sdrucker
Tue Jan 12, 2010 11:45 pm
Forum: Requested Features
Topic: weighted data
Replies: 16
Views: 14380 wrote:Yes I agree this would be a very important feature from a practitioner perspective ad well.

Most definitely, particularly for multinational research or for applications in categories where you have to oversample to capture a particular specialty (e.g. physicians)
by sdrucker
Sun Oct 04, 2009 8:45 pm
Forum: FAQ (SmartPLS 2.0)
Topic: Re-activation key more than 3 times
Replies: 3
Views: 2601

Re: still with problems

Hi, Thanks professor Dido for your advice, I followed your suggestions, but I can not execute SmartPLS. I copy and paste the new key I got with a new profile in the forum. I've reinstalled SMartPLS, when I do that it seems that the new key is recognized ("your copy as successfully been activat...
by sdrucker
Wed Jan 04, 2006 2:08 am
Forum: Requested Features
Topic: Adding 2nd-order constructs and directional constraints
Replies: 7
Views: 8353

Adding 2nd-order constructs and directional constraints

Would it be possible to add the Chin/hierarchical second-order construct approach discussed previously in the forum to the next release of Smart PLS? It would be extremely useful to have the ability to define a 2nd-order construct explicitly, as a method of accounting for high collinearity among 1st...