Response Models with Manifest Predictors

  • Aeilko H. Zwinderman
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Abstract

Every test or questionnaire, constructed with either classical test theory or modern IRT, is ultimately meant as a tool to do further research. Most often the test is used to evaluate treatments or therapies or to see whether the abilities underlying the test are associated to other constructs, and sometimes test scores are used to make individual predictions or decisions. Whatever the ultimate goal, the immediate interest is usually to estimate correlations between the abilities underlying the test and other important variables.

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Covariance Respiration Expense Estima Cytel 

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