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Mplus – New Features in Version 8.5 on Apps


Mplus is a statistical package mainly used for structural equation modeling (SEM). Version 8.5 of Mplus is now available on OIT’s Citrix server, apps.utk.edu.  

New features include: 

  • Bayesian estimation for models using binary, nominal, or count variables 
  • Missing value imputation on binary, nominal, and count variables 
  • Significant speed improvements for latent class models 
  • Expanded Bayesian fit statistics 
  • Interactions among latent variables in Bayesian models 

Mplus version 8.5 on apps.utk.edu is available for up to four concurrent users. Access to Mplus is limited to current faculty, staff, and students of The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 

For more details about the new features of Mplus version 8.5, visit this Mplus webpage. For assistance in running Mplus on the Apps server, contact the OIT HelpDesk Research group service portal on the web or request help by phone at 865-974-9900.