simulateRespondents {catSurv}R Documentation

Simulate answer profiles given some true value of theta

Description

The function simulates n answer profiles given a true value of theta and a battery's item parameters stored in a Cat object.

Usage

## S4 method for signature 'Cat'
simulateRespondents(catObj, theta, n)

Arguments

catObj

An object of class Cat

theta

A numeric representing the true position on the latent trait.

n

A numeric indicating the number of answer profiles to simulate.

Value

Function returns a dataframe where each row is a possible answer profile simulated given the provided value of theta

Author(s)

Haley Acevedo, Ryden Butler, Josh W. Cutler, Matt Malis, Jacob M. Montgomery, Tom Wilkinson, Erin Rossiter, Min Hee Seo, Alex Weil

Examples


# Load Cat object
data(grm_cat)

# Simulate 5 response profiles given a theta of 2
sim_resp <- simulateRespondents(catObj = grm_cat, theta = 2, n = 5)



[Package catSurv version 1.4.0 Index]