Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics

New Developments in Quantitative Psychology

Presentations from the 77th Annual Psychometric Society Meeting

Editors: Millsap, R.E., van der Ark, L.A., Bolt, D.M., Woods, C.M. (Eds.)

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  • Contains the latest work in measurement and statistics within psychology
  • Covers broad array of topics within this area from a group of international contributors
  • Chapters written by leading experts in the fields
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The 77th Annual International Meeting of the Psychometric Society (IMPS) brought together quantitative researchers who focus on methods relevant to psychology.  The conference included workshops, invited talks by well-known scholars, and presentations of submitted papers and posters. It was hosted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and took place between the 9th and 12th of July, 2012. The chapters of this volume are based on presentations from the meeting and reflect the latest work in the field.   Topics with a primarily measurement focus include studies of item response theory, computerized adaptive testing, cognitive diagnostic modeling, and psychological scaling.  Additional psychometric topics relate to structural equation modeling, factor analysis, causal modeling, mediation, missing data methods, and longitudinal data analysis, among others.   The papers in this volume will be especially useful for researchers (graduate students and other quantitative researchers) in the social sciences who use quantitative methods, particularly psychologists.  Most readers will benefit from some prior knowledge of statistical methods in reading the chapters.

Table of contents (32 chapters)

Table of contents (32 chapters)
  • A Nonparametric Ability Measure

    Pages 1-16

    Kong, Nan L.

  • An Alternative to Cronbach’s Alpha: An L-Moment-Based Measure of Internal-Consistency Reliability

    Pages 17-28

    Headrick, Todd Christopher (et al.)

  • Using the Testlet Response Model as a Shortcut to Multidimensional Item Response Theory Subscore Computation

    Pages 29-40

    Thissen, David

  • Anatomy of Pearson’s Chi-Square Statistic in Three-Way Contingency Tables

    Pages 41-57

    Takane, Yoshio (et al.)

  • Visualizing Uncertainty of Estimated Response Functions in Nonparametric Item Response Theory

    Pages 59-68

    Ark, L. Andries

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
New Developments in Quantitative Psychology
Book Subtitle
Presentations from the 77th Annual Psychometric Society Meeting
Editors
  • Roger E. Millsap
  • L. Andries van der Ark
  • Daniel M. Bolt
  • Carol M. Woods
Series Title
Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics
Series Volume
66
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-9348-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-9348-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-9347-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4939-4739-3
Series ISSN
2194-1009
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 506
Number of Illustrations
63 b/w illustrations, 44 illustrations in colour
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