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Latent variable models for categorical data. / Lancaster, Gillian; Green, Michael.

In: Statistics and Computing, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2002, p. 153-161.

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Lancaster, Gillian ; Green, Michael. / Latent variable models for categorical data. In: Statistics and Computing. 2002 ; Vol. 12, No. 2. pp. 153-161.

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