By Clement A. Stone,Xiaowen Zhu
Working via this book’s examples, you'll the right way to write the PROC MCMC programming code to estimate a variety of basic and extra complicated IRT versions, together with the alternative and specification of previous distributions, specification of the chance version, and interpretation of effects. in particular, you are going to examine PROC MCMC programming code for estimating specific versions and how one can interpret effects that illustrate convergence diagnostics and inferences for parameters, in addition to effects that may be utilized by scale developers—for instance, the plotting of merchandise reaction capabilities. additionally, you'll how to evaluate competing IRT types for an program, in addition to review the healthy of types with using posterior predictive version checking equipment.
Numerous courses for engaging in those analyses are supplied and annotated that you should simply regulate them to your applications.