|Original author(s)||Christian M. Ringle, Sven Wende, Jan-Michael Becker|
SmartPLS 3.2.7 / September 18, 2017
|Operating system||Windows and Mac|
|Available in||English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, Chinese, Japanese, Persian, Arabic, Persian, Indonesian|
|Type||Statistical analysis, multivariate analysis, structural equation modeling, partial least squares path modeling|
|License||SmartPLS 2: Freeware, SmartPLS 3: Proprietary software|
SmartPLS is a software with graphical user interface for variance-based structural equation modeling (SEM) using the partial least squares (PLS) path modeling method. Besides estimating path models with latent variables using the PLS-SEM algorithm, the software computes standard results assessment criteria (e.g., for the reflective and formative measurement models, the structural model, and the goodness of fit) and it supports additional statistical analyses (e.g., confirmatory tetrad analysis, importance-performance map analysis, segmentation, multigroup). Since SmartPLS is programmed in Java, it can be executed and run on different computer operating systems such as Windows and Mac.
- Partial least squares path modeling
- Partial least squares regression
- Principal component analysis
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