Specification Index by Function

Facet conceptualization:

Facets in data = 2

Center facet =

Inter-rater agreement coefficients = 0

Model to be used in the analysis = ?,?,D

Negatively-oriented facet =

Noncenter facet = 1

Positively-oriented facet = 1

Rating scale (or Response model) =


Data layout:

Data file name = facets.dat

Delements element type =

Dvalues for data facet =

Entry order of facets in data = 1,2,3,4,5,..

Glabel group label=

Labels of facets and elements =

Missing data codes =

Null element = 0

Replication character = R

% include files


Estimation control:

Batch processing = No

Beep sound = No

Convergence (criteria to end iteration) = .5, .01

Fair score based on = Mean

Hardware = 80

Iterations (stop after) = 0

Newton-Raphson = 0

Query to monitor matching of data to models = No

SE (standard error is Model/Real) = Model

Subset detection = Y

T3onscreen show only one line on screen iteration report = Y

Whexact exact fit standardization = Yes

Xtreme (score adjustment) = 0.3, 0.5


Output options:

Arrangement by Number/Alpha/Measure/Fit/PBS (Asc./Desc.) = mN, fN, N

ASCII output table display format =

Barcharts output = Yes

Bias (direction: difficulty/ability/omit) = Difficulty

CSV output format = " "

Heading lines = Yes

Juxtapose (column headings after every this many lines) = 0

Left-hand placement of row labels = No

Pt-biserial correlation =Yes

QM quotation marks around labels =

Show unobserved elements = No

T4maximum number of residuals in Table 4 = 100

T8NBC Table 8 Numbers-Barcharts-Curves = NBC

Tables are displayed after main analysis = Yes

Title for each results table =

Totalscore (includes extreme responses) = No

Umean (user mean, scale, decimal places) = 0, 1, 2

Unexpected (standardized residuals reported, if not less than) = 3

Usort sort order of unexpected responses = u

Vertical rulers in results file = 1A,2A,3A,4A,..

Write iteration details in results file = No

Yardstick (columns,lines,low, high) = 80,,,

Zscore minimum for reported bias terms (bias/zscore) = 0, 0


Output files:

Anchor output file =

Graph plotting file name = " "," "

Output results/anchors/residuals =

Residuals output file=

Score output files name and CSV status = " "," "

Simulated data file=

Totalscore (includes extreme responses) = No

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