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What do the values generated in latent variables mean?
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If Manifest variables do not have any numerical [url=https://forums.bayesialab.com/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=592ja7y5p]Values[/url2ja7y5p], the states of the induced Factors will be named "Cluster 1, Cluster 2, ...". If the option, Create Cluster with Ordered Numerical States, is checked, they will be named "0, 1, ...".If numerical values are associated with the states of the Manifests, we will compute the expected numerical value over all the variables that are associated with the Factor's states. This is an weighted mean over the Manifests, where the weight of each variable is its relative significance (computed with the Mutual Information) with respect to the Factor. Note that these computed values can only be interpreted properly, if the Manifests values are comparable (e.g. satisfaction levels between 1 and 10 in market research studies).latentVariableValues.png latentVariableValues1.png latentVariableValues2.png [latex2ja7y5p]V_{C2} = \frac{(1 \times 4.8) + (0.98 \times 4.787) + (0.84 \times 4.699) + (0.8 \times 4.513) + (0.72 \times 4.646)}{(1 + 0.98 + 0.84 + 0.8 + 0.72)}[/latex2ja7y5p]
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