By Albert Maydeu-Olivares,John J. McArdle
Contemporary Psychometrics gains leading edge chapters equipped in 4 sections: try out idea, issue research, structural equation modeling, and multivariate analysis.
The part on attempt thought contains subject matters akin to multidimensional merchandise reaction concept (IRT), the connection among IRT and issue research, estimation and checking out of those versions, and uncomplicated dimension concerns which are usually neglected.
The issue research part experiences the heritage and improvement of the version, factorial invariance and issue research indeterminacy, and Bayesian inference for issue ratings and parameter estimates.
The part on structural equation modeling (SEM) contains the overall algebraic-graphic principles for latent variable SEM, a survey of goodness of healthy review, SEM resampling tools, a dialogue of the way to match correlations among and inside self sufficient samples, dynamic issue types in response to ARMA time sequence types, and multi-level issue research types for non-stop and discrete data.
The ultimate part on multivariate research comprises themes akin to twin scaling of ordinal information, version specification and lacking facts difficulties in time sequence types, and a dialogue of the topics that run via all multivariate methods.
This tour de force via modern psychometrics will entice complicated scholars and researchers within the social and behavioral sciences and schooling, in addition to methodologists from different disciplines.
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