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ERIC Number: EJ263853
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Dec
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Marginal Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Item Parameters: Application of an EM Algorithm.
Bock, R. Darrell; Aitkin, Murray
Psychometrika, v46 n4 p443-59 Dec 1981
The practicality of using the EM algorithm for maximum likelihood estimation of item parameters in the marginal distribution is presented. The EM procedure is shown to apply to general item-response models. (Author/JKS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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