One of the few books on latent class analysis (LCA) and latent transition analysis (LTA) with a comprehensive treatment of longitudinal latent class models, Latent Class and Latent Transition Analysis
reflects improvements in statistical computing as the most up-to-date reference for theoretical, technical, and practical issues in cross-sectional and longitudinal data. Plentiful examples enable the reader to acquire a thorough conceptual and technical understanding and to apply techniques to address empirical research questions. Researchers seeking an advanced introduction to LCA and LTA and graduate students will benefit from this text.
Keywords: latent transition analysis, LCA, LTA, latent class models, longitudinal data, longitudinal models, cross-sectional data, statistical computing, categorical data, multivariate categorical data