ERIC Number: EJ638475
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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The Use of Restricted Latent Class Models for Defining and Testing Nonparametric and Parametric Item Response Theory Models.
Vermunt, Jeroen K.
Applied Psychological Measurement, v25 n3 p283-94 Sep 2001
Presents a general class of ordinal logit models that specifies equality and inequality constraints on sums of conditional response probabilities. Uses maximum likelihood to estimate these models, making their assumptions testable with likelihood-ratio statistics. Illustrates the proposed models with an example using reported adult crying behavior. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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