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IRT in action: A demonstration of the equivalence of IRT-based scoring when using item subsets from a common item bank
Drs. Houts & Wirth’s poster (#PRM152) will be on display from 8:00AM-1:30PM on May 24th in the Auditorium & Hall C of the Hynes Convention Center at ISPOR’s 22nd Annual International Meeting, Boston, MA
Drs. McGinley & Wirth’s poster (#PRM103) will be on display from 8:00AM-1:30PM on May 24th in the Auditorium & Hall C of the Hynes Convention Center at ISPOR’s 22nd Annual International Meeting, Boston, MA
VPG’s Drs. McGinley and Wirth will be offering a workshop on the Introduction to Latent Curve Modeling at the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL) 24th Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA.
The Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology (SMEP) presented the Tanaka Award for Annual Best Article in MBR 2016 to Scott Monroe and Li Cai, University of California at Los Angeles, for their paper: Monroe, S., & Cai, L. (2015). Evaluating structural equation models for categorical outcomes: A new test statistic and a practical challenge of interpretation. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 50(6), 569-583. https://smep.org/awards/tanaka
VPG’s Dr. Michael C. Edwards was named Associate Editor for the journal Multivariate Behavioral Research. Multivariate Behavioral Research is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by Taylor & Francis Group on behalf of the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology.
VPG’s Drs. Edwards, & Houts’s paper entitled “A Conceptual Overview of Computerized Adaptive Testing’ was recently published in Value and Outcomes Spotlight, 3(1), 11-12.
Web of Science reports that as of Nov/Dec 2014, the Wirth and Edwards (2007) paper entitled “Item factor analysis: Current approaches and future directions” is a “highly cited paper” and is “in the top 1% of the academic field of Psychiatry/Psychology” for the publication year 2007. Download a copy here