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ERIC Number: ED064319
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Apr
Pages: 42
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The Assumption of a Markoff Chain Model for Interaction Analysis.
Pena, Deagelia M.
One approach to the problem of analyzing classroom interaction by use of a Markoff chain is presented. The two sections of the paper present (1) a discusion of Hoel's test of order of a Markoff chain, and a Likelihood Ratio Criterion (LRC) for a two-dependent Markoff chain is given, and (2) a discussion of possible adjustments of Darwin's LRC with which to analyze data on a one-dependent chain assumption. The results of Hoel's test of order of a Markoff chain showed that a two-dependent (Order two) model is a better fit to interaction data than the one-dependent model (Order one). Tables and graphs present the statistical data. (DB)
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