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A general framework and an R package for the detection of dichotomous differential item functioning
English
[fr] Un cadre général et un package R pour la détection du fonctionnement différentiel d'items dichotomiques
Magis, David mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département de mathématique > Statistique mathématique >]
Béland, Sébastien mailto [Université du Québec à Montréal > Education et pédagogie > > >]
Tuerlinckx, Francis mailto [Katholieke Universiteit Leuven - KUL > Psychologie > > >]
De Boeck, Paul mailto [Universiteit van Amsterdam - UvA > Psychologie > > >]
2010
Behavior Research Methods
Psychonomic Society
42
847-862
Yes (verified by ORBi)
International
1554-351X
1554-3528
Austin
TX
[en] Item response theory ; differential item functioning ; R package
[en] Differential item functioning (DIF) is an important issue of interest in psychometrics and
educational measurement. Several methods have been proposed in the last decades to identify
items that function differently between two (or more) groups of examinees. Starting from a
framework for classifying DIF detection methods and from a comparative overview of the
most traditional methods, an R package for nine methods, called difR, is presented. The
commands and options are briefly described, and the package is illustrated through the
analysis of a data set on verbal aggression.
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/25346

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