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On the derivation of Camp's tetrachoric correlation approximation

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Rae, Gordon (1997) On the derivation of Camp's tetrachoric correlation approximation. EDUCATIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT, 57 (4). pp. 631-636. [Journal article]

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Abstract

Although Camp's tetrachoric correlation approximation has been shown to yield excellent results over a fairly wide range, its derivation remains something of a mystery. The present article shows how Camp might have arrived at his formula using a theoretical, rather than an empirical, approach.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Psychology
Research Institutes and Groups:Psychology Research Institute
Psychology Research Institute > Psychological Epidemiology and Mental Health
ID Code:1751
Deposited By:Mrs Fiona Harkin
Deposited On:23 Dec 2009 10:15
Last Modified:24 Feb 2014 10:45

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