A Method for the Analysis of Hierarchical Dependencies between Items of a Questionnaire

@inproceedings{Schrepp2003AMF,
  title={A Method for the Analysis of Hierarchical Dependencies between Items of a Questionnaire},
  author={Martin Schrepp},
  year={2003}
}
This paper describes a method of explorative data analysis which allows to detect logical implications between items of a dichotomous questionnaire or test. These logical dependencies are organized to form a hierarchical structure (quasi-order) on the items. Our analysis method, which is called Inductive Item Tree Analysis, can be seen as a method of Boolean analysis. We discuss the relation of our method to other methods of Boolean analysis and to related methods of data analysis, like for… CONTINUE READING
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