New PDF release: Handbook of Item Response Theory, Volume Two: Statistical

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 sleek statistical instruments utilized in merchandise reaction concept (IRT). whereas IRT seriously will depend on using statistical instruments for dealing with its versions and purposes, systematic introductions and experiences that emphasize their relevance to IRT are hardly ever present in the statistical literature. This moment quantity in a three-volume set fills this void.


Volume Two covers universal chance distributions, the difficulty of versions with either intentional and nuisance parameters, using details standards, equipment for facing lacking information, and version id matters. It additionally addresses contemporary advancements in parameter estimation and version healthy and comparability, similar to Bayesian ways, in particular Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods.

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