The Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods
The Department of Psychology
Office: 370 Psychology Building
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Department of Psychology
36 Eagle Row
Atlanta, GA 30322
- Ph.D, Statistics, Columbia University, 2016
Dr. Chen’s primary scholarly focus is on statistical methods in diagnostic assessment and the role of latent variables and latent variable models in psychological measurement. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Applied Psychological Measurement, Journal of the American Statistical Association and Psychometrika.
ResearchLatent variable modeling and variable selection and their applications in psychological and educational measurement, including problems in item response theory, latent class analysis, multidimensional scaling and unfolding, diagnostic measurement, and network analysis. Sequential analysis, with applications in computerized adaptive testing and adaptive tutoring. High dimensional data analysis.
Chen, Y., Liu, J., Xu, G. and Ying, Z. (2015). Statistical Analysis of Q-matrix Based Diagnostic Classification Models. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 110, 850-866.
Chen, Y., Liu, J. and Ying, Z. (2015). Online Item Calibration for Q-matrix in CD-CAT. Applied Psychological Measurement, 39, 5-15.
Sun, J., Chen, Y., Liu, J., Ying, Z. and Tao, X. (2016). Latent Variable Selection for Multidimensional Item Response Theory Models via Regularization. Psychometrika. In press.