ability: Estimate ability

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) See Also Examples

View source: R/ability.R

Description

A wrapper around all functions for ability estimation

Usage

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ability(resp, ip, method = "WLE", mu = 0, sigma = 1, n = 5)

Arguments

resp

A matrix of responses: persons as rows, items as columns, entries are either 0 or 1, no missing data

ip

Item parameters: the object returned by est.

method

One of: "MLE", "BME", "WLE", "EAP", "PV", "QRS", "SUM"

mu

Mean of the apriori distribution when applicable

sigma

Standard deviation of the apriori distribution when applicable method="ML". Default is 1.

n

The number of plausible values to draw for each person (default is 5).

Value

Depends on the method.

Author(s)

Ivailo Partchev

See Also

mlebme, eap, wle, dpv, qrs

Examples

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theta <- ability(resp=Scored, method="WLE", ip=Scored2pl)

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