Roy Levy,Robert J. Mislevy's Bayesian Psychometric Modeling (Chapman & Hall/CRC PDF

By Roy Levy,Robert J. Mislevy

ISBN-10: 1439884676

ISBN-13: 9781439884676

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


Bayesian Psychometric Modeling provides a unified Bayesian process throughout often separate households of psychometric types. It indicates that Bayesian thoughts, as choices to traditional methods, supply specified and profound merits achieve many pursuits of psychometrics.



Adopting a Bayesian procedure can relief in unifying doubtless disparate—and occasionally conflicting—ideas and actions in psychometrics. This publication explains either the best way to practice psychometrics utilizing Bayesian tools and why a few 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, common distribution types, 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 try conception, issue research, merchandise reaction idea, latent type research, and Bayesian networks. during the e-book, approaches are illustrated utilizing examples basically from academic exams. A supplementary site presents the datasets, WinBUGS code, R code, and Netica records utilized in the examples.

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