A mixture model for longitudinal partially ranked data

Francis, Brian and Dittrich, Regina and Hatzinger, Reinhold and Humphreys, Leslie (2014) A mixture model for longitudinal partially ranked data. Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 43 (4). 722–734. ISSN 0361-0926

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This paper discusses the use of mixture models in the analysis of longitudinal partially ranked data, where respondents, for example, choose only the preferred and second preferred out of a set of items. To model such data we convert it to a set of paired comparisons. Covariates can be incorporated into the model. We use a nonparametric mixture to account for unmeasured variability in individuals over time. The resulting multivalued mass points can be interpreted as latent classes of the items. The work is illustrated by two questions on (post)materialism in three sweeps of the British Household Panel Survey

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Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods
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This is an Author's Accepted Manuscript of an article published in A Mixture Model for Longitudinal Partially Ranked Data DOI:10.1080/03610926.2013.815779 Brian Francisa, Regina Dittrich, Reinhold Hatzinger & Les Humphreys pages 722-734 in Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods 2014 copyright Taylor & Francis, available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03610926.2013.815779
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