Compare matrices using Chi square for Exploratory Factor Analysis

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• Subject: [mg114849] Compare matrices using Chi square for Exploratory Factor Analysis
• From: Stuart Nettleton <Stuart.Nettleton at uts.edu.au>
• Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2010 00:39:56 -0500 (EST)

```Hi, I am hoping that someone might be able to suggest a straightforward
way of comparing two matrices using chi-squared. Below is a package I
prepared to carry out exploratory factor analysis in both horizontal and
traditional vertical data matrices. The last task is to test the
hypothesis that the number of factors used is sufficient using a chi
square statistic for the relevant degrees of freedom to calculate a
p-value. This test would compare the data matrix Z to the recreated data
matrix fs.Transpose[Lambda], where fs is the factor score matrix and
Lambda is the factor loadings matrix. For example, "Test of the hypothesis
that 7 factors are sufficient. The chi square statistic is 39.26 on 59
degrees of freedom. The p-value is 0.978."
Any thoughts would be very much appreciated.
Cheers,
Stuart

BeginPackage["zigzagefa`"]
efa::usage = "efa[data, factors, Method\[Rule]{Triangular(Default),
Varimax, None}] is based on Unkel & Trendafilov's GEFALS (2010) for n>=p+k
& Zig Zag EFA (2010) for n<p+k. Data is automatically corrected by setting
non-numeric values to the average for the variable. efa returns
{\[CapitalLambda], \[CapitalPsi], factor scores, final Frobenius Norm,
maximum iterations}. The EFA algorithm has been adjusted to set the factor
maximums in the columns of \[CapitalLambda] to be positive at each
iteration."
factorreports::usage="factorreports[\[CapitalLambda],
\[CapitalPsi]\[Rule]\[CapitalPsi]residuals (Default NA),
fs\[Rule]factorscores (Default none), vars\[Rule]variable names (Default is generic), varlength\[Rule]print length of variables (Default is 8),
desc\[Rule]description (Default none)] prints the suite of reports with
optional prefix description (desc)."
varimaxTP::usage="varimaxTP[\[CapitalLambda], NormalizeVars\[Rule]{True,
False(Default)}] performs an optimal varimax rotation. It operates on the
factor loading matrix \[CapitalLambda] and returns \[CapitalLambda]vm.
VarimaxTP uses the standard algorithm Kaiser(Psychometrika 1958) modified
by Trevor Park in April 2002 from an original file by J.O.Ramsay. See
http://www.stat.ufl.edu/~tpark/Research/varimaxTP.m";
fixmissing::usage="fixmissing[data] sets any non-numeric data to the
variable average. It is automatically used with zzefa"

Begin["`Private`"]
(*If[TrueQ,[\$VersionNumber>=8.0]==False,Needs["MultivariateStatistics`"]];*)
efa[data_,factors_,OptionsPattern[{Method->"Triangular"}]]:=Module[{fixeddata,Z,n,p,k,B,RB,idx,F,U,\[CapitalLambda],\[CapitalPsi],f,f0,maxiter,m,U0, S0,V0,Q,uppert,Fbot,y1,yd,y2,=C3=9B,uW,dW,vW,\[CapitalLambda]negcolnum,temp2,fs},
(*ZIGZAG EFA*)
(*Unkel S. & N.T. Trendfilov 2010 Zigzag exploratory factor analysis with
more variables than observations*)
(*Z is mean centred, normalised to unit & variance adjusted*)
fixeddata=fixmissing[data];
Z=Transpose[Map[Normalize,Transpose[Map[#-Mean[fixeddata]&,fixeddata]]]];
{n,p}=Dimensions[Z];
k=factors; (*number of factors chosen exogenously*)
(*Initializing common factor scores F and unique factor scores U*)
If[n<p+k,
(*This is the original route of the Zig Zag paper with more variables than
observations*)
{B,RB}=QRDecomposition[RandomReal[1,{p+k,n}]-0.5],
(*Use this for n>=p+k*)
{B,RB}=QRDecomposition[RandomReal[1,{n,n}]-0.5];
B=Take[B,All,p+k];
RB=Take[RB,p+k,p+k]
];
If[Min[Diagonal[RB]]<0,
B[[idx,All]]=-B[[idx,All]]
];
F=Take[B,All,k];
U=Take[B,All,-p];
Which[OptionValue[Method]=="Triangular",\[CapitalLambda]=LowerTriangularize[Transpose[Z].F],
OptionValue[Method]=="Varimax",\[CapitalLambda]=varimaxTP[Transpose[Z].F],
OptionValue[Method]=="None",\[CapitalLambda]=varimaxTP[Transpose[Z].F],
True,Print["Error in Method Specification"];Abort[]
];
\[CapitalPsi]=DiagonalMatrix[Diagonal[Transpose[U].Z]];
f=Norm[Z-F.Transpose[\[CapitalLambda]]-U.\[CapitalPsi],"Frobenius"]^2;(*%Objective function*)
f0=Norm[Z,"Frobenius"]^2;
(*Main loop for ALS algorithm*)
maxiter=0;
While[Abs[f0-f]>10^-6 ,(*% Convergence criterion*)
(*Solve Procrustes problem to Method F*)
If[n<p+k,
(*This is the original route of the Zig Zag paper with more variables than
observations*)
m=(Z-U.\[CapitalPsi]).\[CapitalLambda];
{U0,S0,V0}=SingularValueDecomposition[m,Length[SingularValueList[m]]];
F=U0.Transpose[V0];
(*Solve reduced Procrustes-like problem for =C3=9B,such that*)
(*=C3=9B.Transpose[=C3=9B]=IdentityMatrix[n-k] and hence
F.Transpose[F]+U.Transpose[U]=IdentityMatrix[n]*)
Q=Transpose[Q];(*To create Q*)
Fbot=Take[Q,All,{k+1,n}];
m=\[CapitalPsi].Transpose[Z].Fbot;
{y1,yd,y2}=SingularValueDecomposition[m,Length[SingularValueList[m]]];
=C3=9B=y2.Transpose[y1];
(*Method U*)
U=Fbot.=C3=9B,
(*From GEFALS for n>=p+k*)
m=Z.Join[\[CapitalLambda],\[CapitalPsi],2];
{uW,dW,vW}=SingularValueDecomposition[m,Length[SingularValueList[m]]];
B=uW.Transpose[vW];
F=Take[B,All,k];
U=Take[B,All,{k+1,k+p}]
];
(**)
(*Method \[CapitalLambda] and Psi*)
Which[OptionValue[Method]=="Triangular",\[CapitalLambda]=LowerTriangularize[Transpose[Z].F],
OptionValue[Method]=="Varimax",\[CapitalLambda]=varimaxTP[Transpose[Z].F],
OptionValue[Method]=="None",\[CapitalLambda]=Transpose[Z].F,
True,Print["Error in Method Specification"];Abort[]
];
(*Set the maximum value in each column to be positive and correspondingly
\[CapitalLambda]negcolnum=Position[Map[Sign,Map[\[CapitalLambda][[Ordering[Transpose[Abs[\[CapitalLambda]]][[#]],-1][[1]],#]]&,Range[k]]],-1];
If[Length[\[CapitalLambda]negcolnum]>0,
\[CapitalLambda]=Transpose[MapAt[Minus,Transpose[\[CapitalLambda]],\[CapitalLambda]negcolnum]];
F=Transpose[MapAt[Minus,Transpose[F],\[CapitalLambda]negcolnum]]
];
\[CapitalPsi]=DiagonalMatrix[Diagonal[Transpose[U].Z]];
(*Evaluating the objective function*)
f0=f;
f=Norm[Z-F.Transpose[\[CapitalLambda]]-U.\[CapitalPsi],"Frobenius"]^2;
If[Mod[maxiter,100]==0,NotebookDelete[temp2];temp2=PrintTemporary["Iteration
"<>ToString[maxiter]]];
maxiter++
(*End of main loop*)
];
(*factor scores*)
fs=Z.\[CapitalLambda];
Return[{Z,\[CapitalLambda],Diagonal[\[CapitalPsi]],fs,f,maxiter}]
];

fixmissing[data_]:=Module[{means,missing},
means=Map[Mean[Select[Transpose[data][[#]],NumberQ]]&,Range[Dimensions[data][[2]]]];
missing=Position[Map[Map[NumericQ,#]&,data],False];
];

tableout[data_,tablename_,rownames_,colnames_,OptionsPattern[{rounding->0.001,units->""}]]:=Module[{upper,lower},
If[Length[Dimensions[data]]==1,
upper={{Text[tablename],SpanFromLeft},{Text[OptionValue[units]],colnames}};
lower=Transpose[{rownames,If[VectorQ[data,NumberQ],Round[data,OptionValue[rounding]],data]}],
upper={Join[{Text[tablename]},Table[SpanFromLeft,{j,Dimensions[data][[2]]}]],Join[{Text[OptionValue[units]]},colnames]};
lower=Transpose[Prepend[Map[If[VectorQ[#,NumberQ],Round[#,OptionValue[rounding]],#]&,Transpose[data]],rownames]]
];
Print[Grid[Join[upper,lower],Background->{None,{Lighter[Yellow,.9],{White,Lighter[Blend[{Blue,Green}],.8]}}},Dividers->{{Darker[Gray,.6],{Lighter[Gray,.5]},Darker[Gray,.6]},{Darker[Gray,.6],Darker[Gray,.6],{False},Darker[Gray,.6]}},Alignment->{{Left,Right,{Left}}},Frame->Darker[Gray,.6],ItemStyle->14,Spacings->{Automatic,.8}]]
];

factorreports[\[CapitalLambda]_,OptionsPattern[{\[CapitalPsi]->{},fs->{},vars->{},varslength->8,desc->""}]]:=Module[{\[CapitalPsi]2,\[CapitalLambda]1,\[CapitalLambda]2,\[CapitalLambda]3,\[CapitalLambda]4,\[CapitalLambda]5,p,k,facnames,varnames,signames,rinames,obsnames},
{p,k}=Dimensions[\[CapitalLambda]];
facnames=Table["Fac"<>ToString[i],{i,k}];
varnames=Table["Var"<>ToString[i],{i,p}];
If[Length[OptionValue[vars]]>0,
If[Length[OptionValue[vars]]!=p,
Print["Warning, list of variable names different to the number of
variables, continuing with generic variable names ...."],
varnames=Map[StringTake[ToString[OptionValue[vars][[#]]],Min[StringLength[ToString[OptionValue[vars][[#]]]],OptionValue[varslength]]]&,Range[Length[OptionValue[vars]]]]
(*varnames=varnames/.Map["Var"<>ToString[#]->StringTake[ToString[OptionValue[vars][[#]]],Min[StringLength[ToString[OptionValue[vars][[#]]]],OptionValue[varslength]]]&,Range[Length[OptionValue[vars]]]]*)
]];
signames=Table["Sig"<>ToString[i],{i,k}];
rinames=Table["RI"<>ToString[i],{i,k}];
If[Length[OptionValue[\[CapitalPsi]]]==0,\[CapitalPsi]2=Table["NA",{i,p}],\[CapitalPsi]2=OptionValue[\[CapitalPsi]]^2];
Significance",varnames,Flatten[{facnames,{"\[CapitalPsi]^2"},signames}],rounding->0.01,units->"R"]];
Print[tableout[Correlation[\[CapitalLambda]],OptionValue[desc]<>":
Correlation of Factors",facnames,facnames,units->"R"]];
Print[tableout[Covariance[\[CapitalLambda]],OptionValue[desc]<>":
Covariance of Factors",facnames,facnames,units->"Cov"]];
\[CapitalLambda]1=\[CapitalLambda]^2;
\[CapitalLambda]2=Total[\[CapitalLambda]1]/p;
\[CapitalLambda]3=Join[\[CapitalLambda]1,{\[CapitalLambda]2},{Total[\[CapitalLambda]1]/Total[\[CapitalLambda]1,2]}];
\[CapitalLambda]5=Join[\[CapitalLambda]4,Map[\[CapitalLambda]3[[#]]/Total[\[CapitalLambda]3,{2}][[#]]&,Range[Length[\[CapitalLambda]3]]],2];
Print[tableout[\[CapitalLambda]5,OptionValue[desc]<>": Factor LoadingsSquares: Variance in each variable explained by factor & Relative
Importance",Flatten[{varnames,{"Total","Ratio"}}],Flatten[{facnames,{"Total(Communality)"},rinames}]]];
Print[tableout[Transpose[{\[CapitalLambda]2,Rest[FoldList[Plus,0,\[CapitalLambda]2]]}],OptionValue[desc]<>":Factor
Sum of the Squares & Cumulative",facnames,{"Propn of
Variance","Cumulative"}]];
If[Length[OptionValue[fs]]>0,
obsnames=Table["Obs"<>ToString[i],{i,Dimensions[OptionValue[fs]][[1]]}];
Print[tableout[OptionValue[fs],OptionValue[desc]<>": Factor
Scores",obsnames,facnames]]
];
(*Ratio of factor eigenvalues - explanatory importance of the factors with
respect to the total sample*)
(*{\[CapitalLambda]u,\[CapitalLambda]d,\[CapitalLambda]v}=SingularValueDecomposition[\[CapitalLambda],k];
tableout[Sqrt[Diagonal[\[CapitalLambda]d]]/Total[\[CapitalLambda]d,2],0.001,"Ratio
of factor eigenvalues",facnames,"Proportion",""]*)
(*Plot of first 3 factors*)
Print[If[k>=3,ListPlot3D[Take[\[CapitalLambda],All,3],PlotLabel->OptionValue[desc]<>":
Plot of First 3 Factors for all Variables"],
If[k==2,ListPlot[Take[\[CapitalLambda],All,2],PlotLabel->OptionValue[desc]<>":
Plot of Two Factors for all Variables"]]]]
];

varimaxTP[\[CapitalLambda]_,OptionsPattern[{NormalizeVars->False}]]:=Module[{iter,itermax,\[Epsilon],amat,amatd,p,k,targetbasis,rotm,varnow,notconverged,phimax,subrot,varold,optamat,fs},
(*varimaxTP(component loadings matrix) gives an unnormalized Varimax
optimal rotation of matrix AMAT using the standard algorithm
Kaiser(Psychometrika 1958) modified by Trevor Park in April 2002 from an
original file by J.O.Ramsay. See
http://www.stat.ufl.edu/~tpark/Research/varimaxTP.m*)
itermax=100;(*Maximum number of complete passes through column pairs*)
\[Epsilon]=10^-7;(*Stopping tolerance based on relative reduction in
varimax*)
If[Length[Dimensions[\[CapitalLambda]]]!=2, Print["Error: AMAT must be
two-dimensional"];Return[\[CapitalLambda]]];
{p,k}=Dimensions[\[CapitalLambda]];
If[OptionValue[NormalizeVars],
amat=Map[Normalize,\[CapitalLambda]],(*Normalize the variables (rows) of
\[CapitalLambda]*)
amat=\[CapitalLambda]]
;
rotm=IdentityMatrix[k];
targetbasis=IdentityMatrix[p];
varnow=Total[Variance[amat^2]];
notconverged=True;
iter=0;
While[notconverged && iter<=itermax,
For[j=1,j<=(k-1),j++,
For[l=(j+1),l<=k,l++,
(*Calculate optimal 2-D planar rotation angle for columns j,l*)
phimax=Arg[p
subrot={{Cos[phimax],-Sin[phimax]},{Sin[phimax],Cos[phimax]}};(*orthonormal
matrix*)
amat[[All,{j,l}]]=amat[[All,{j,l}]].subrot;
rotm[[All,{j,l}]]=rotm[[All,{j,l}]].subrot;
];
varold=varnow;
varnow=Total[Variance[amat^2]];
If[varnow==0,Break[]];
notconverged=(varnow-varold)/varnow>\[Epsilon];
iter++
];
If[iter>=itermax,Print["Maximum number of iterations reached in
function!"]];
optamat=targetbasis.amat;
Return[optamat]
];
];

End[]
EndPackage[]

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