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WrightMap Tutorial 4 – More Flexibility Using the person and item side…

April 21, 2016
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WrightMap Tutorial 4 – More Flexibility




Using the person and item side…

WrightMap Tutorial 4 - More Flexibility Using the person and item side functions Introduction Version 1.2 of the WrightMap package allows you to directly access the functions used for drawing the person and item sides of the map in order to allow more flexible item person maps. The parts can be put together on the same plot using the split.screen function. Calling the...

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New release – WrightMap 1.2

March 23, 2016
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New release – WrightMap 1.2

A (too long in the making) new version of WrightMap is now available on CRAN (Actually, version 1.2.1 is already up). This new version includes a lot of features that have long been requested, including cut-point lines, alternative item displays (clas...

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WrightMap: Multifaceted models

January 7, 2015
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WrightMap: Multifaceted models

We received an email from a user who was interested in displaying results from a multifaceted model in WrightMap. In the WrightMap manual, we show how to use multifaceted results from ConQuest: fpath <- system.file("extdata", package = "WrightMap") model4 <- CQmodel(file.path(fpath, "ex4a.mle"), file.path(fpath, "ex4a.shw")) wrightMap(model4, item.table = "rater", interactions = "rater*topic", step.table = "topic") (See this tutorial for more details.) But...

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WrightMap and TAM – Example continued…

December 29, 2014
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WrightMap and TAM – Example continued…

As a follow up on the previous about integrating the TAM and WrightMap packages, we received a message from one of the TAM developers, Alexander Robitzsch, suggesting that it is possible to generate the Wright Map directly from the MML estimated distribution (instead of using the WLE estimates used in the previous post). Let’s start with the same setup: library(TAM) library(WrightMap) data( sim.rasch...

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Using WrightMap with the TAM package

October 24, 2014
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Using WrightMap with the TAM package

WrightMap features close integration with Conquest, allowing you to easily read from its output files. However, this is just a nice convenience for Conquest users, as WrightMap was designed to create beautiful item-person plots simply reading standard R matrices; all you need is a matrix of item parameters and a matrix of person estimates and you can start creating...

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WrightMap 1.1 Ancillary Antelope Released

April 12, 2014
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WrightMap 1.1 Ancillary Antelope Released

The new version of WrightMap (Ancillary Antelope) is now available on CRAN. Remember that you can visit the package tutorials on our website. This new version includes: - New function to create fit graphs like the example below. - Parameter conversion: Function for calculating Thurstonian thresholds from Master’s deltas. - New examples. - Added axis range controls. - Made histogram...

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WrightMap 1.1 Ancillary Antelope Released

April 12, 2014
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WrightMap 1.1 Ancillary Antelope Released

The new version of WrightMap (Ancillary Antelope) is now available on CRAN. Remember that you can visit the package tutorials on our website. This new version includes: New function to create fit graphs like the example below. Parameter conversion: Function for calculating Thurstonian thresholds from Master’s deltas. New examples. Added axis...

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Wright Map Tutorial – Part 3

March 25, 2014
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Wright Map Tutorial – Part 3

In this part of the tutorial, we’ll show how to load ConQuest output to make a CQmodel object and then WrightMaps. We’ll also show how to turn deltas into thresholds. All the example files here are available in the /inst/extdata folder of the github. If you download the latest version of the package, they should be in a folder...

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Wright Map Tutorial – Part 3

March 25, 2014
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Wright Map Tutorial – Part 3

In this part of the tutorial, we’ll show how to load ConQuest output to make a CQmodel object and then WrightMaps. We’ll also show how to turn deltas into thresholds. All the example files here are available in the /inst/extdata folder of the github. If you download the latest version of the package, they should be in a folder...

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WrightMap Tutorial – Part 2

March 24, 2014
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WrightMap Tutorial – Part 2

Plotting Multidimensional & Polytomous Models Remember: you can find the other parts of the tutorial here: Part 1: Plotting Unidimensional Dichotomous Models Part 3: Using Conquest Output & Making Thresholds Multidimensional models In Part 1, we reviewed how to install the package from GitHub and how to customize unidimensional and dichotomous models. Now in Part 2, we’ll look at graphing some...

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