Verbal Aggression Data, Dichotomized Items

Description

Item responses to a questionaire on verbal aggression. These data are used throughout De Boeck and Wilson, Explanatory Item Response Models (Springer, 2004) to illustrate various forms of item response models.

Format

A data matrix with 316 persons, 24 three-category items, and two person covariates (trait anger and gender).

Source

http://bear.soe.berkeley.edu/EIRM/

References

De Boeck and Wilson (2004), Explanatory Item Response Models, Springer.

Examples

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str(VerbAgg2)
mapping <- cbind(c(1,1,1), diag(3))
str(VerbAgg2T <- exogenize(VerbAgg2[,-c(1,2)], mapping,
	endnode=rep(1:3, 8)))