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maximized explained variance

Posted: Sun Apr 07, 2019 12:47 pm
by kurniadess

Hello, I am Kurnia, now i am doing my research about application of PLS-SEM. In a few days I will have my test regarding with my research. Could someone help me to explain this?
PLS-SEM aims to maximize the explained variance of the endogenous latent constructs and minimized the unexplained variances. Whats the meaning of "maximize the explained variance" and how many numbers of maximization?