Stone does not say much about this other than that my criticisms are "based principally on theory, not evident deficiencies:' On this point he is right, but only because these deficiencies will not be apparent until a single test is scaled
multiple ways and the resulting assessments of schools and teachers are compared.
The micro IRHD instrument was introduced in the 1950s as a scaled
down version of the IRHD dead load -- used for testing thinner, smaller samples and products.
As noted earlier, one can construct ipsative measures from normative ones using conventional Likert scaled
items, without using forced-choice item designs, simply by subtracting each individual's mean score across the scales from each scale score.
The SAS of Weissman and colleagues (1974, 1976, 1978) was derived from The Structured and Scaled
Interview to Assess Maladjustment (SSIAM; Gurland, Yorkston, Stone, Frank, and Fleiss, 1972) and has been widely used in psychiatric and non-psychiatric groups.
Storage clusters are optimally designed, geographically deployed, and independently scaled
based on business or application needs.