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By Tenko Raykov,George A. Marcoulides

This new textual content presents a state-of the-art advent to academic and mental trying out and dimension thought that displays many highbrow advancements of the earlier twenty years. The e-book introduces psychometric conception utilizing a latent variable modeling (LVM) framework and emphasizes period estimation all through, on the way to greater organize readers for learning extra complicated subject matters later of their careers. that includes a variety of examples, it offers an utilized method of engaging in trying out and size within the behavioral, social, and academic sciences. Readers will locate a variety of the way to use try out conception in today’s genuine trying out situations.


To replicate the starting to be use of statistical software program in psychometrics, the authors introduce using Mplus after the 1st few chapters. IBM SPSS, SAS, and R also are featured in different chapters. software program codes and linked outputs are reviewed all through to augment comprehension. basically all the information utilized in the ebook can be found at the web site. furthermore teachers will locate priceless PowerPoint lecture slides and questions and difficulties for every bankruptcy.


The authors depend upon LVM whilst discussing basic ideas similar to exploratory and confirmatory issue research, attempt idea, generalizability conception, reliability and validity, period estimation, nonlinear issue research, generalized linear modeling, and merchandise reaction conception. the various functions make this booklet a worthy software for these within the behavioral, social, academic, and biomedical disciplines, in addition to in company, economics, and advertising and marketing. a short advent to R can also be provided.


Intended as a textual content for complex undergraduate and/or graduate classes in psychometrics, trying out and size, dimension conception, mental checking out, and/or academic and/or mental dimension taught in departments of psychology, schooling, human improvement, epidemiology, company, and advertising, it's going to additionally attract researchers in those disciplines. must haves contain an creation to stats with publicity to regression research and ANOVA. Familiarity with SPSS, SAS, STATA, or R is usually precious. As a complete, the booklet offers a useful creation to dimension and try out conception to these with restricted or no familiarity with the mathematical and statistical systems inquisitive about dimension and trying out.


 


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