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ERIC Number: EJ184185
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Publication Date: 1977
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Comparison of the Null Distributions of Weighted Kappa and the C Ordinal Statistic
Cicchetti, Domenic V.; Fleiss, Joseph L.
Applied Psychological Measurement, 1, 2, 195-201, Spr 77
The weighted kappa coefficient is a measure of interrater agreement when the relative seriousness of each possible disagreement can be quantified. This monte carlo study demonstrates the utility of the kappa coefficient for ordinal data. Sample size is also briefly discussed. (Author/JKS)
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