Inference about variation

  • Nicholas T. Longford
Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)


The advent and proliferation of computing technology is continually making us rethink the meaning of the adjectives ‘large’, ‘extensive’, and ‘complex’, as in large data, extensive computing, and complex computational algorithms. Our appetite for information has been enhanced to such a degree that our systems for digesting it are often under strain, and they crave for the substance of information to be presented in a more condensed manner.


Mean Square Error Differential Item Functioning Test Form Minimum Mean Square Error Statistical Context 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicholas T. Longford
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  1. 1.Research DivisionEducational Testing ServicePrincetonUSA

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