nFactors: Parallel Analysis and Non Graphical Solutions to the Cattell Scree Test

Indices, heuristics and strategies to help determine the number of factors/components to retain: 1. Acceleration factor (af with or without Parallel Analysis); 2. Optimal Coordinates (noc with or without Parallel Analysis); 3. Parallel analysis (components, factors and bootstrap); 4. lambda > mean(lambda) (Kaiser, CFA and related); 5. Cattell-Nelson-Gorsuch (CNG); 6. Zoski and Jurs multiple regression (b, t and p); 7. Zoski and Jurs standard error of the regression coeffcient (sescree); 8. Nelson R2; 9. Bartlett khi-2; 10. Anderson khi-2; 11. Lawley khi-2 and 12. Bentler-Yuan khi-2.

Version: 2.3.3
Depends: R (≥ 2.9.2), MASS, psych, boot, lattice
Suggests: xtable
Published: 2011-12-20
Author: Gilles Raiche (Universite du Quebec a Montreal) and David Magis (Universite de Liege)
Maintainer: Gilles Raiche <raiche.gilles at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: NEWS
In views: Multivariate, Psychometrics
CRAN checks: nFactors results


Reference manual: nFactors.pdf
Package source: nFactors_2.3.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: nFactors_2.3.3.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: nFactors_2.3.3.tgz
Old sources: nFactors archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: BCSub,
Reverse imports: psycho
Reverse suggests: PCDimension


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