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Author Nunnally, Jum C.

Title Psychometric theory / Jum C. Nunnally, Ira H. Bernstein
Edition Third edition
Published New York : McGraw-Hill, [1994]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  152.8 Nun 1994  DUE 14-07-24
Description xxiv, 752 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series McGraw-Hill series in psychology
McGraw-Hill series in psychology.
Contents Statistical foundations. Traditional approaches to scaling -- Validity -- Elements of statistical description and estimation -- Linear combinations, partial correlation, multiple correlation, and multiple regression -- Construction of multi-item measures. The theory of measurement error -- The assessment of reliability -- Construction of conventional tests -- Special problems in classical test theory -- Recent developments in test theory -- Factor analysis. Factor analysis I: the general model and variance condensation -- Exploratory factor analysis II: rotation and other topics -- Confirmatory factor analysis -- Additional statistical models, concepts, and issues. Profile analysis, discriminant analysis, and multidimensional scaling -- The analysis of categorical data, binary classification, and alternatives to geometric representations
Summary (Publisher-supplied data) The classic text is Psychometric Theory. Like the previous edition, this text is designed as a comprehensive text in measurement for researchers and for use in graduate courses in psychology, education and areas of business such as management and marketing. It is intended to consider the broad measurement problems that arise in these areas and is written for a reader who needs only a basic background in statistics to comprehend the material. It also combines classical procedures that explain variance with modern inferential procedures
Analysis Psychology Testing
Psychology Testing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 709-734) and indexes
Subject Psychometrics.
Author Bernstein, Ira H.
LC no. 93022756
ISBN 007047849X (alk. paper)