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Tenko Raykov

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Ph.D., Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

443A Erickson


Tenko Raykov is professor of quantitative methods and psychometrics. He specializes in statistical and mathematical modeling of behavioral phenomena, as well as in behavioral, social, and health science measurement, and modeling of developmental processes. His expertise areas include latent variable modeling, structural equation modeling, multilevel (hierarchical linear and non-linear) modeling, evaluation of behavioral measurement reliability and validity, item response theory and modeling, instrument (scale, test) construction and development, analyses of data sets with missing values, latent class (finite mixture) modeling, multivariate statistics, longitudinal data analysis, and applications of latent variable modeling to behavioral development across the life span.