The Cholesky approach: A cautionary note
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- Loehlin, J.C. Behav Genet (1996) 26: 65. doi:10.1007/BF02361160
Attention is called to a common misinterpretation of a bivariate Cholesky analysis as if it were a common and specific factor analysis. It is suggested that an initial Cholesky behavior genetic analysis should often be transformed into a different form for interpretation. Formulas are provided for four transformations in the bivariate case.