Bayesian Prior Choice in IRT Estimation Using MCMC and Variational Bayes

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This study investigates the impact of three prior distributions: matched, standard vague, and hierarchical in Bayesian estimation parameter recovery in two and one parameter models.

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Natesan, Prathiba; Nandakumar, Ratna; Minka, Tom & Rubright, Jonathan D. September 27, 2016.

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This study investigates the impact of three prior distributions: matched, standard vague, and hierarchical in Bayesian estimation parameter recovery in two and one parameter models.

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  • Frontiers in Psychology, 2016. Lusanne, Switzerland: Frontiers Research Foundation

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  • Publication Title: Frontiers in Psychology
  • Volume: 7
  • Pages: 1-11

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Natesan, Prathiba; Nandakumar, Ratna; Minka, Tom & Rubright, Jonathan D. Bayesian Prior Choice in IRT Estimation Using MCMC and Variational Bayes, article, September 27, 2016; Lusanne, Switzerland. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc919606/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Education.