scalogram


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scal·o·gram

 (skā′lə-grăm′)
n.
A diagram displaying the results of a survey, designed to determine whether the items form a scale for measuring some particular factor.

scalogram

(ˈskæləˌɡræm)
n
a scale for measuring opinions and attitudes that is designed to analyse whether answers relate to the same factor
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While Roncarelli was wending its way up the courts, a new empirical approach to understanding judicial decision-making, scalogram analysis, was becoming popular.
Peck, "A Scalogram Analysis of the Supreme Court of Canada, 1958- 1967" in Schubert & Danelski, supra note 33, 293.
Guttman's scalogram shifts the focus from the total score generated from a given set of items to the items themselves.
IRT makes more realistic assumptions than does a pure Guttman scalogram by incorporating stochastic error or randomness into the assessment of items, people, and measures (Lord, 1980; Rasch, 1980).
Articles address scalogram analysis, including the basis for analysis and points of statistical significance, summated rating methods, focusing on attitude scales, unfolding theory, including aspects of the metatheory of measurement, and related materials on constructing and improving measurements.
Stepping through the drug use sequence: Longitudinal scalogram analysis of initiation and regular use.
The scalogram can reach the maximum at certain scale to obtain the relation between the scale and its equivalent Fourier frequency.
Schulze (1962) used Guttman's scalogram analysis to select 10 items from the Rokeach's Dogmatism scale which best met the criteria of unidimensionality.
Fair, An Experimental Application of Scalogram Analysis to State Supreme Court Decisions, 1967 WIS.
This package includes all basic descriptive and inferential statistics, plus additional programs for cluster analyses, Guttman scalogram analyses, multiple regression, factor analyses, canonical correlation, logit/probet analyses, and spectral analyses" (Polit & Hungler, 1991, p.
In correlating roll-call division lists on colonial slavery and issues of political economy, the intensity of each MP's commitment to antislavery in 1833 was measured through the simple expedient of quantifying voting participation on the partial lists, whereas scalogram analysis was applied to the complete divisions that exist for 1838.
With Guttman scalogram analysis, the coefficients of reproducibility have ranged from .