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A python wrapper for the R function factanal.

Project description

Factanalpy

Python wrapper replicating the known factor analysis output from factanal R function. The only supported input is a pandas data frame. Formulas as input are currently not supported. A covariance matrix is always computed from the input data frame. Setting control variables for maximum likelihood estimation is currently not supported.

Further information on R's factanal function for factor analysis: https://www.rdocumentation.org/packages/stats/versions/3.6.2/topics/factanal

More information on the factanal output and examples: https://data.library.virginia.edu/getting-started-with-factor-analysis/

Installation

pip install factanal

Dependencies

The only dependency is the rpy2 library.

pip install rpy2

In addition to that, R must be installed on your system and accessible to rpy2.

More information on rpy2: https://rpy2.github.io/doc/latest/html/index.html

Download R here: https://www.r-project.org/

Misc

Factanal for python is MIT licensed.

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