By Roy Levy, Robert J. Mislevy

A unmarried Cohesive Framework of instruments and systems for Psychometrics and Assessment

Bayesian Psychometric Modeling offers a unified Bayesian strategy throughout usually separate households of psychometric versions. It indicates that Bayesian recommendations, as choices to standard techniques, provide unique and profound merits achieve many ambitions of psychometrics.

Adopting a Bayesian technique can reduction in unifying likely disparate―and occasionally conflicting―ideas and actions in psychometrics. This e-book explains either how you can practice psychometrics utilizing Bayesian tools and why a number of the actions in psychometrics align with Bayesian thinking.

The first a part of the ebook introduces foundational rules and statistical types, together with conceptual concerns, general distribution versions, Markov chain Monte Carlo estimation, and regression. Focusing extra without delay on psychometrics, the second one half covers well known psychometric types, together with classical attempt conception, issue research, merchandise reaction conception, latent classification research, and Bayesian networks. during the e-book, approaches are illustrated utilizing examples essentially from academic checks. A supplementary site offers the datasets, WinBUGS code, R code, and Netica documents utilized in the examples.

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