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Psychometrika

, Volume 47, Issue 3, pp 281–295 | Cite as

The determinacy of common factors in large item domains

  • William W. Rozeboom
Article

Abstract

Bounds are here developed for the multiple correlation of common factors with the items whose factors they are. It is then easy to see, under broad but not completely general conditions, the circumstances under which an infinite item domain does or does not perfectly determine selected subsets of its common factors.

Key words

factor determinacy infinite domains 

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© The Psychometric Society 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • William W. Rozeboom
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of PsychologyUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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