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The Resource Current topics in the theory and application of latent variable models, edited by Michael C. Edwards and Robert C. MacCallum
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 Summary
 "This book presents recent developments in the theory and application of latent variable models (LVMs) by some of the most prominent researchers in the field. Topics covered involve a range of LVM frameworks including item response theory, structural equation modeling, factor analysis, and latent curve modeling, as well as various nonstandard data structures and innovative applications. The book is divided into two sections, although several chapters cross these content boundaries. Part one focuses on complexities which involve the adaptation of latent variables models in research problems where realworld conditions do not match conventional assumptions. Chapters in this section cover issues such as analysis of dyadic data and complex survey data, as well as analysis of categorical variables. Part two of the book focuses on drawing realworld meaning from results obtained in LVMs. In this section there are chapters examining issues involving assessment of model fit, the nature of uncertainty in parameter estimates, inferences, and the nature of latent variables and individual differences. This book appeals to researchers and graduate students interested in the theory and application of latent variable models. As such it serves as a supplementary reading in graduate level courses on latent variable models. Prerequisites include basic knowledge of latent variable models."Publisher's website
 Language
 eng
 Extent
 xxiii, 272 pages
 Contents

 Introduction: Complexity and Meaning in Latent Variable Modeling / M.C. Edwards, R.C. MacCallum. Part I. Complexities in Latent Variable Modeling. Estimating the Correlation between Two Variables when Individuals are Measured Repeatedly / R. Cudeck, J.R. Harring ; Deriving Estimators and Their Standard Errors in Dyadic Data Analysis: Examples Using a Symbolic Computation Program / R. Gonzalez, D. Griffin ; A Bayesian Hierarchical Model for Response Time Data Providing Evidence for Criteria Changes Over Time / P.F. Craigmile, M. Peruggia, T. Van Zandt ; A Review of Estimation Methods for Latent Variable Models / I. Moustaki ; Standard Errors for Ordinary Least Squares Estimates of Parameters in Structural Equation Modeling / G. Zhang, C.T. Lee ; Three Cheers for the Asymptotically Distribution Free Theory of Estimation and Inference: Some Recent Applications in Linear and Nonlinear Latent Variable Modeling / L. Cai ; Nonparametric Bayesian Modeling of Item Response Curves with a Three Parameter Logistic Prior Mean / K.A. Duncan, S.N. MacEachern ; Exact Solutions for IRT Latent Regression Slopes and Latent Variable Intercorrelations / W.A. Nicewander ; Analysis of Structural Equation Models Based on a Mixture of Continuous and Ordinal Random Variables in the Case of Complex Survey Data / S. du Toit.
 Part II. Drawing Meaning from Latent Variable Models. A Simulation Paradigm for Evaluating Approximate Fit / R.E. Millsap ; Fungible Parameter Values in Latent Curve Models / R.C. MacCallum, T. Lee, M.W. Browne ; Statistical Inference of Moment/Covariance Structures / A. Shapiro ; Fisher, Gosset, and Alternative Hypothesis Significance Testing (AHST): Using the Bootstrap to Test Scientific Hypotheses about the Multiple Correlation / J.L. Rodgers, W.H. Beasley ; On The Equilibrium Dynamics of Meaning / S.M. Boker, M. Martin ; Applying Components Analysis to Attitudinal Segmentation / K. Tateneni, M. Schiller
 Isbn
 9781848729513
 Label
 Current topics in the theory and application of latent variable models
 Title
 Current topics in the theory and application of latent variable models
 Statement of responsibility
 edited by Michael C. Edwards and Robert C. MacCallum
 Language
 eng
 Summary
 "This book presents recent developments in the theory and application of latent variable models (LVMs) by some of the most prominent researchers in the field. Topics covered involve a range of LVM frameworks including item response theory, structural equation modeling, factor analysis, and latent curve modeling, as well as various nonstandard data structures and innovative applications. The book is divided into two sections, although several chapters cross these content boundaries. Part one focuses on complexities which involve the adaptation of latent variables models in research problems where realworld conditions do not match conventional assumptions. Chapters in this section cover issues such as analysis of dyadic data and complex survey data, as well as analysis of categorical variables. Part two of the book focuses on drawing realworld meaning from results obtained in LVMs. In this section there are chapters examining issues involving assessment of model fit, the nature of uncertainty in parameter estimates, inferences, and the nature of latent variables and individual differences. This book appeals to researchers and graduate students interested in the theory and application of latent variable models. As such it serves as a supplementary reading in graduate level courses on latent variable models. Prerequisites include basic knowledge of latent variable models."Publisher's website
 Cataloging source
 DLC
 Illustrations
 illustrations
 Index
 index present
 LC call number
 QA278.6
 LC item number
 .C87 2013
 Literary form
 non fiction
 Nature of contents
 bibliography
 http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
 1977
 http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName

 Edwards, Michael C.
 MacCallum, Robert C
 http://library.link/vocab/subjectName

 Latent structure analysis
 Latent variables
 Latent structure analysis
 Latent variables
 Label
 Current topics in the theory and application of latent variable models, edited by Michael C. Edwards and Robert C. MacCallum
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references and index
 Carrier category
 volume
 Carrier category code
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 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier
 Content category
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 Content type code
 txt
 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent
 Contents
 Introduction: Complexity and Meaning in Latent Variable Modeling / M.C. Edwards, R.C. MacCallum. Part I. Complexities in Latent Variable Modeling. Estimating the Correlation between Two Variables when Individuals are Measured Repeatedly / R. Cudeck, J.R. Harring ; Deriving Estimators and Their Standard Errors in Dyadic Data Analysis: Examples Using a Symbolic Computation Program / R. Gonzalez, D. Griffin ; A Bayesian Hierarchical Model for Response Time Data Providing Evidence for Criteria Changes Over Time / P.F. Craigmile, M. Peruggia, T. Van Zandt ; A Review of Estimation Methods for Latent Variable Models / I. Moustaki ; Standard Errors for Ordinary Least Squares Estimates of Parameters in Structural Equation Modeling / G. Zhang, C.T. Lee ; Three Cheers for the Asymptotically Distribution Free Theory of Estimation and Inference: Some Recent Applications in Linear and Nonlinear Latent Variable Modeling / L. Cai ; Nonparametric Bayesian Modeling of Item Response Curves with a Three Parameter Logistic Prior Mean / K.A. Duncan, S.N. MacEachern ; Exact Solutions for IRT Latent Regression Slopes and Latent Variable Intercorrelations / W.A. Nicewander ; Analysis of Structural Equation Models Based on a Mixture of Continuous and Ordinal Random Variables in the Case of Complex Survey Data / S. du Toit.  Part II. Drawing Meaning from Latent Variable Models. A Simulation Paradigm for Evaluating Approximate Fit / R.E. Millsap ; Fungible Parameter Values in Latent Curve Models / R.C. MacCallum, T. Lee, M.W. Browne ; Statistical Inference of Moment/Covariance Structures / A. Shapiro ; Fisher, Gosset, and Alternative Hypothesis Significance Testing (AHST): Using the Bootstrap to Test Scientific Hypotheses about the Multiple Correlation / J.L. Rodgers, W.H. Beasley ; On The Equilibrium Dynamics of Meaning / S.M. Boker, M. Martin ; Applying Components Analysis to Attitudinal Segmentation / K. Tateneni, M. Schiller
 Dimensions
 25 cm
 Extent
 xxiii, 272 pages
 Isbn
 9781848729513
 Isbn Type
 (hardback : alk. paper)
 Lccn
 2012017548
 Media category
 unmediated
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Media type code
 n
 Other physical details
 illustrations
 System control number

 (OCoLC)796229840
 (OCoLC)ocn796229840
 Label
 Current topics in the theory and application of latent variable models, edited by Michael C. Edwards and Robert C. MacCallum
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references and index
 Carrier category
 volume
 Carrier category code
 nc
 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier
 Content category
 text
 Content type code
 txt
 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent
 Contents
 Introduction: Complexity and Meaning in Latent Variable Modeling / M.C. Edwards, R.C. MacCallum. Part I. Complexities in Latent Variable Modeling. Estimating the Correlation between Two Variables when Individuals are Measured Repeatedly / R. Cudeck, J.R. Harring ; Deriving Estimators and Their Standard Errors in Dyadic Data Analysis: Examples Using a Symbolic Computation Program / R. Gonzalez, D. Griffin ; A Bayesian Hierarchical Model for Response Time Data Providing Evidence for Criteria Changes Over Time / P.F. Craigmile, M. Peruggia, T. Van Zandt ; A Review of Estimation Methods for Latent Variable Models / I. Moustaki ; Standard Errors for Ordinary Least Squares Estimates of Parameters in Structural Equation Modeling / G. Zhang, C.T. Lee ; Three Cheers for the Asymptotically Distribution Free Theory of Estimation and Inference: Some Recent Applications in Linear and Nonlinear Latent Variable Modeling / L. Cai ; Nonparametric Bayesian Modeling of Item Response Curves with a Three Parameter Logistic Prior Mean / K.A. Duncan, S.N. MacEachern ; Exact Solutions for IRT Latent Regression Slopes and Latent Variable Intercorrelations / W.A. Nicewander ; Analysis of Structural Equation Models Based on a Mixture of Continuous and Ordinal Random Variables in the Case of Complex Survey Data / S. du Toit.  Part II. Drawing Meaning from Latent Variable Models. A Simulation Paradigm for Evaluating Approximate Fit / R.E. Millsap ; Fungible Parameter Values in Latent Curve Models / R.C. MacCallum, T. Lee, M.W. Browne ; Statistical Inference of Moment/Covariance Structures / A. Shapiro ; Fisher, Gosset, and Alternative Hypothesis Significance Testing (AHST): Using the Bootstrap to Test Scientific Hypotheses about the Multiple Correlation / J.L. Rodgers, W.H. Beasley ; On The Equilibrium Dynamics of Meaning / S.M. Boker, M. Martin ; Applying Components Analysis to Attitudinal Segmentation / K. Tateneni, M. Schiller
 Dimensions
 25 cm
 Extent
 xxiii, 272 pages
 Isbn
 9781848729513
 Isbn Type
 (hardback : alk. paper)
 Lccn
 2012017548
 Media category
 unmediated
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Media type code
 n
 Other physical details
 illustrations
 System control number

 (OCoLC)796229840
 (OCoLC)ocn796229840
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