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Bayes modal estimation in item response models


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

    Volume (Year): 51 (1986)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 177-195

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:psycho:v:51:y:1986:i:2:p:177-195

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    Keywords: Bayesian estimation; EM algorithm; hierarchical prior distributions; item response models; marginal maximum likelihood;


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    1. David Thissen, 1982. "Marginal maximum likelihood estimation for the one-parameter logistic model," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 47(2), pages 175-186, June.
    2. Robert Mislevy, 1984. "Estimating latent distributions," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 49(3), pages 359-381, September.
    3. Steven Rigdon & Robert Tsutakawa, 1983. "Parameter estimation in latent trait models," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 48(4), pages 567-574, December.
    4. 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. Robert Jannarone & Kai Yu & James Laughlin, 1990. "Easy bayes estimation for rasch-type models," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 55(3), pages 449-460, September.
    2. Ke-Hai Yuan & Ying Cheng & Jeff Patton, 2014. "Information Matrices and Standard Errors for MLEs of Item Parameters in IRT," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 79(2), pages 232-254, April.
    3. John Hsu & Tom Leonard & Kam-Wah Tsui, 1991. "Statistical inference for multiple choice tests," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 56(2), pages 327-348, June.
    4. Mariagiulia Matteucci & Bernard Veldkamp, 2013. "On the use of MCMC computerized adaptive testing with empirical prior information to improve efficiency," Statistical Methods and Applications, Springer, vol. 22(2), pages 243-267, June.
    5. A. Béguin & C. Glas, 2001. "MCMC estimation and some model-fit analysis of multidimensional IRT models," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 66(4), pages 541-561, December.
    6. Robert Mislevy & Norman Verhelst, 1990. "Modeling item responses when different subjects employ different solution strategies," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 55(2), pages 195-215, June.
    7. C. Glas & Anna Dagohoy, 2007. "A Person Fit Test For Irt Models For Polytomous Items," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 72(2), pages 159-180, June.
    8. Li Cai, 2010. "High-dimensional Exploratory Item Factor Analysis by A Metropolis–Hastings Robbins–Monro Algorithm," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 75(1), pages 33-57, March.
    9. Haruhiko Ogasawara, 2013. "Asymptotic properties of the Bayes modal estimators of item parameters in item response theory," Computational Statistics, Springer, vol. 28(6), pages 2559-2583, December.
    10. Sun-Joo Cho & Paul Boeck & Susan Embretson & Sophia Rabe-Hesketh, 2014. "Additive Multilevel Item Structure Models with Random Residuals: Item Modeling for Explanation and Item Generation," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 79(1), pages 84-104, January.
    11. Robert Mislevy, 1994. "Evidence and inference in educational assessment," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 59(4), pages 439-483, December.
    12. Pere Ferrando, 2007. "A Pearson-Type-VII item response model for assessing person fluctuation," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 72(1), pages 25-41, March.
    13. Yeojin Chung & Sophia Rabe-Hesketh & Vincent Dorie & Andrew Gelman & Jingchen Liu, 2013. "A Nondegenerate Penalized Likelihood Estimator for Variance Parameters in Multilevel Models," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 78(4), pages 685-709, October.
    14. 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.
    15. Ogasawara, Haruhiko, 2013. "Asymptotic cumulants of ability estimators using fallible item parameters," Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 119(C), pages 144-162.
    16. Hariharan Swaminathan & Janice Gifford, 1986. "Bayesian estimation in the three-parameter logistic model," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 51(4), pages 589-601, December.
    17. Yanyan Sheng, . "Markov Chain Monte Carlo Estimation of Normal Ogive IRT Models in MATLAB," Journal of Statistical Software, American Statistical Association, vol. 25(i08).
    18. Cees Glas, 1999. "Modification indices for the 2-PL and the nominal response model," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 64(3), pages 273-294, September.


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