ERIC Number: EJ243259
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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Assessment of Dispersion in Categorical Data.
Schafer, William D.
Educational and Psychological Measurement, v40 n4 p879-83 Win 1980
Four separate approaches to the problem of assessing variation in categorical data are developed, each of which results in an identical index of dispersion. An additional index, related to a measure of entropy for categorical data, is mentioned and some applications are discussed. (Author/RL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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