Nonparametric Models for Dichotomous Responses

  • Robert J. Mokken


The development of nonparametric approaches to psychometric and sociometric measurement dates back to the days before the establishment of regular item response theory (IRT). It has its roots in the early manifestations of scalogram analysis (Guttman, 1950), latent structure analysis (Lazarsfeld, 1950), and latent trait theory (Lord, 1953).


Item Response Theory Nonparametric Model Dichotomous Item Dichotomous Response Polytomous Item 
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