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  • Peter Bickel
  • Steven Buyske
  • Huahua Chang
  • Zhiliang Ying


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    Article provided by Springer & The Psychometric Society in its journal Psychometrika.

    Volume (Year): 66 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 69-77

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:psycho:v:66:y:2001:i:1:p:69-77
    DOI: 10.1007/BF02295733
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    1. Jinming Zhang & William Stout, 1999. "The theoretical detect index of dimensionality and its application to approximate simple structure," Psychometrika, Springer;The Psychometric Society, vol. 64(2), pages 213-249, June.
    2. Wies Akkermans & Eiji Muraki, 1997. "Item information and discrimination functions for trinary pcm items," Psychometrika, Springer;The Psychometric Society, vol. 62(4), pages 569-578, December.
    3. Fumiko Samejima, 2000. "Logistic positive exponent family of models: Virtue of asymmetric item characteristic curves," Psychometrika, Springer;The Psychometric Society, vol. 65(3), pages 319-335, September.
    4. Huynh Huynh, 1996. "Decomposition of a Rasch partial credit item into independent binary and indecomposable trinary items," Psychometrika, Springer;The Psychometric Society, vol. 61(1), pages 31-39, March.
    5. Huynh Huynh, 1994. "On equivalence between a partial credit item and a set of independent Rasch binary items," Psychometrika, Springer;The Psychometric Society, vol. 59(1), pages 111-119, March.
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