## Annual Review of Psychology: 1996 |

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would vary according to the particular discrepancy function used.1 In practice we

estimate our models from the

Z0, and this introduces additional discrepancies besides that arising from (3).

would vary according to the particular discrepancy function used.1 In practice we

estimate our models from the

**sample**covariance matrix S rather than fit them toZ0, and this introduces additional discrepancies besides that arising from (3).

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covariance structure analysis are "asymptotic," that is, are based on the

assumption that N becomes arbitrarily large. Since this situation can rarely be

obtained, except ...

**Sample**size turns out to be critical because all of the statistics known incovariance structure analysis are "asymptotic," that is, are based on the

assumption that N becomes arbitrarily large. Since this situation can rarely be

obtained, except ...

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... i.e. as n becomes arbitrarily large. It implies that the covariance matrix of the

data j>, based on a

the typical reduction of variances with increasing

form ...

... i.e. as n becomes arbitrarily large. It implies that the covariance matrix of the

data j>, based on a

**sample**of size N, is given by T/n, where the divisor reflectsthe typical reduction of variances with increasing

**sample**size. Now the specificform ...

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