ERIC Number: EJ253080
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981
ERGO: A New Approach to Multidimensional Item Analysis.
Reynolds, Thomas J.
Educational and Psychological Measurement, v41 n3 p643-59 Fall 1981
Cliff's Index "c" derived from an item dominance matrix is utilized in a clustering approach, termed extracting Reliable Guttman Orders (ERGO), to isolate Guttman-type item hierarchies. A comparison of factor analysis to the ERGO is made on social distance data involving multiple ethnic groups. (Author/BW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Guides - Non-Classroom
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