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Estimating latent distributions


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  • Robert Mislevy
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Psychometrika.

    Volume (Year): 49 (1984)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 359-381

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:psycho:v:49:y:1984:i:3:p:359-381

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    Keywords: latent distributions; maximum likelihood; EM algorithm; empirical Bayes estimation; Gaussian resolution; beta-binomial model; item response theory;


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    1. R. Bock & Murray Aitkin, 1981. "Marginal maximum likelihood estimation of item parameters: Application of an EM algorithm," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 46(4), pages 443-459, December.
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    1. P. Bentler, 1986. "Structural modeling and psychometrika: An historical perspective on growth and achievements," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 51(1), pages 35-51, March.
    2. Dean Follmann, 1988. "Consistent estimation in the rasch model based on nonparametric margins," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 53(4), pages 553-562, December.
    3. Javier Revuelta, 2010. "Estimating Difficulty from Polytomous Categorical Data," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 75(2), pages 331-350, June.
    4. Hiroyuki Kasahara & Katsumi Shimotsu, 2012. "Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of the Number of Components in Multivariate Mixtures," CIRJE F-Series CIRJE-F-866, CIRJE, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo.
    5. Robert Mislevy & Mark Wilson, 1996. "Marginal maximum likelihood estimation for a psychometric model of discontinuous development," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 61(1), pages 41-71, March.
    6. Azevedo, Caio L.N. & Bolfarine, Heleno & Andrade, Dalton F., 2011. "Bayesian inference for a skew-normal IRT model under the centred parameterization," Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 55(1), pages 353-365, January.
    7. Donald Rubin, 1991. "EM and beyond," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 56(2), pages 241-254, June.
    8. Michael Levine & Fritz Drasgow, 1988. "Optimal appropriateness measurement," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 53(2), pages 161-176, June.
    9. N. Verhelst & C. Glas, 1993. "A dynamic generalization of the Rasch model," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 58(3), pages 395-415, September.
    10. Robert Mislevy, 1986. "Bayes modal estimation in item response models," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 51(2), pages 177-195, June.
    11. Haruhiko Ogasawara, 2009. "Asymptotic cumulants of the parameter estimators in item response theory," Computational Statistics, Springer, vol. 24(2), pages 313-331, May.
    12. J. Ramsay, 1989. "A comparison of three simple test theory models," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 54(3), pages 487-499, September.
    13. Robert Mislevy, 1991. "Randomization-based inference about latent variables from complex samples," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 56(2), pages 177-196, June.
    14. Wendy Yen, 1987. "A comparison of the efficiency and accuracy of BILOG and LOGIST," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 52(2), pages 275-291, June.


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