Handbook of Item Response Theory, Volume Two: Statistical by Wim J. van der Linden

By Wim J. van der Linden

Drawing at the paintings of the world over acclaimed specialists within the box, Handbook of merchandise reaction conception, quantity : Statistical instruments presents classical and smooth statistical instruments utilized in merchandise reaction conception (IRT). whereas IRT seriously is dependent upon using statistical instruments for dealing with its types and functions, systematic introductions and studies that emphasize their relevance to IRT are infrequently present in the statistical literature. This moment quantity in a three-volume set fills this void.

Volume Two covers universal likelihood distributions, the problem of versions with either intentional and nuisance parameters, using info standards, tools for facing lacking facts, and version id matters. It additionally addresses contemporary advancements in parameter estimation and version healthy and comparability, akin to Bayesian techniques, particularly Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods.

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