summary.anchors.rank {anchors}R Documentation

Summary of non-parameteric anchors analysis

Description

Summary of non-parameteric analysis of a set of vignettes and a self-assessment.

Usage

 ## S3 method for class 'anchors.rank'
summary( object, ..., ties = c("omit", "uniform", "cpolr",
                 "minentropy"), combn = TRUE, digits = 3)

Arguments

object

The object of class "anchors.rank", as returned by anchors

...

additional arguments affecting the summary produced.

ties

(optional) shows distribution of ranks by method for allocating ties/interval valued cases to a scalar value; can be one or more of the following:

"uniform": allocates in equal proportions among scalar values

"omit": drops cases with interval values

"cpolr": uses censored ordered probit model to allocate ties

"minentropy": allocates ties to produce minimum entropy

combn

print summary of combn if avaiable in anchors.rank object

digits

sig digits to print

Note

Related materials and worked examples are available at http://wand.stanford.edu/anchors/

Author(s)

Jonathan Wand http://wand.stanford.edu

References

Wand, Jonathan; Gary King; and Olivia Lau. (2007) “Anchors: Software for Anchoring Vignettes”. Journal of Statistical Software. Forthcoming. copy at http://wand.stanford.edu/research/anchors-jss.pdf

Wand, Jonathan and Gary King. (2007) Anchoring Vignetttes in R: A (different kind of) Vignette copy at http://wand.stanford.edu/anchors/doc/anchors.pdf

Gary King and Jonathan Wand. "Comparing Incomparable Survey Responses: New Tools for Anchoring Vignettes," Political Analysis, 15, 1 (Winter, 2007): Pp. 46-66, copy at http://gking.harvard.edu/files/abs/c-abs.shtml.

King, Gary; Christopher J.L. Murray; Joshua A. Salomon; and Ajay Tandon. "Enhancing the Validity and Cross-cultural Comparability of Survey Research," American Political Science Review, Vol. 98, No. 1 (February, 2004): 191-207, copy at http://gking.harvard.edu/files/abs/vign-abs.shtml

See Also

anchors

Examples

## see anchors

[Package anchors version 3.0-8 Index]