Item Response Theory

  • Rasch, partial credit, and rating scale models
  • Joint maximum likelihood estimation
  • MLE, MAP, and EAP estimation of examinee ability
  • Missing data allowed and handled by ignoring it or scoring it as zero
  • Save item parameter estimates to database
  • Save person parameter estimates to database
  • Item fit and scale quality statistics
  • Item map graph

New in Version 4.0!

  • Marginal maximum likelihood estimation of item parameters
  • 4PL, 3PL, and 2PL item response models for binary items
  • Generalized partial credit model and partial credit model for polytomous items