ERIC Number: EJ426193
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Estimating Individual Developmental Functions: Methods and Their Assumptions.
Burchinal, Margaret; Appelbaum, Mark I.
Child Development, v62 n1 p23-43 Feb 1991
Quantitative growth curve models for estimating individual developmental functions from various types of longitudinal data are discussed in the context of investigator assumptions and research design characteristics. Linear and nonlinear models that estimate growth curves are illustrated, and contrasted when they are fit to speech development data. (BC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Research
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