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Bayesian Psychometric Modeling (Hardcover) (Roy Levy & Robert J. Mislevy)

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Arguing that Bayesian approaches offer distinct and profound advantages in achieving many of the goals of psychometrics, Levy and Mislevy present a Bayesian perspective on psychometrics as an alternative to conventional approaches that is not only viable but in many respects preferable. This is a statistics book, they warn, but one where the focus is on concepts and ideas surrounding psychometrics, assessment, and Bayesian inference. Among their topics are conceptual issues in Bayesian inference, Markov chain Monte Carlo estimation, canonical Bayesian psychometric modeling, item response theory, and latent class analysis. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 464
Genre: Mathematics
Sub-Genre: Probability + Statistics / General
Series Title: Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Roy Levy & Robert J. Mislevy
Language: English
Street Date: May 23, 2016
TCIN: 16104242
UPC: 9781439884676
Item Number (DPCI): 247-21-0163
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