, Volume 37, Issue 4, pp 441–451 | Cite as

An algebraic solution for a class of subjective metrics models

  • Peter H. Schönemann


It is shown that an obvious generalization of the subjective metrics model by Bloxom, Horan, Carroll and Chang has a very simple algebraic solution which was previously considered by Meredith in a different context. This solution is readily adapted to the special case treated by Bloxom, Horan, Carroll and Chang. In addition to being very simple, this algebraic solution also permits testing the constraints of these models explicitly. A numerical example is given.


Public Policy Statistical Theory Metrics Model Algebraic Solution Obvious Generalization 


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© Psychometric Society 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter H. Schönemann
    • 1
  1. 1.Purdue UniversityUSA

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