R package for paired factor analysis
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This repository contains an R package for performing paired factor analysis.

To install the pfar package,


If you do not have devtools or have no internet access, you need to obtain the source code, decompress the tarball and type make to install the package.

Running paired factor analysis

The main function in the pfar is pfa:

> ?pfar::pfa

You can follow the example section of the documentation to run the program on an example data set.


Linear algebra support

If you get error message Cannot find lapack / openblas you need to install LAPACK and OpenBLAS libraries. On Debian Linux:

sudo apt-get install libopenblas-dev liblapack-dev


pfar requires compilers with OpenMP support. On Debian Linux:

sudo apt-get install libgomp1