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Announcing the Release of IRTPRO™ 6.0

VPG is pleased to announce the immediate availability of IRTPRO™ Version 6.0 which includes improved scaling functionality to support UHD display resolution, tabbed child windows and an output panel to display additional information and for Academic license holders the ability to open a .flexMIRT syntax file directly within IRTPRO™. You can learn more about the new features of IRTPRO™ 6.0 in this video and on this support page. Users holding active IRTPRO™ subscription licenses are encouraged to upgrade, by logging … Read More

Announcing the Release of IRTPRO™ 5.2

VPG is pleased to announce the immediate availability of IRTPRO™ Version 5.2 which includes an option to import current Excel spreadsheets (*.xlsx) in addition to older Excel spreadsheets (*.xls extension). Users holding active IRTPRO™ subscription licenses are encouraged to upgrade, by logging into their account on the VPG Store and navigating to the License Detail record under My Account – Licenses – Manage.

Celebrating 50 Years of Structural Equation Modeling with LISREL

Scientific Software Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vector Psychometric Group, LLC, has released LISREL 11 on 06/24/2021.  The substantially upgraded new version marks the golden jubilee of a seminal development in the history of Structure Equation Modeling (SEM).  A little over a half century ago Professor Karl Jöreskog published a monograph in the Educational Testing Service (ETS) Research Bulletin series, entitled A General Method for Estimating a Linear Structural Equation System. The technical development was supported by the availability of … Read More

Announcing the release of IRTPRO™ 5.1

VPG is pleased to announce the immediate availability of IRTPRO™ Version 5.1 which includes bug fixes and a new ICC/TIF plot display control option in both the Advanced Options dialog and command line syntax. Users holding active IRTPRO™ subscription licenses are encouraged to upgrade, by logging into their account on the VPG Store and navigating to the License Detail record under My Account – Licenses – Manage.

VPG releases flexMIRT® Version 3.62

VPG is pleased to announce the immediately availability of flexMIRT® Version 3.62.  Version 3.62 fixes a bug with multiple-group IRT modeling, and a labeling issue in output delivery. Importantly, Version 3.62 uses a completely new pseudo random number generator (PRNG), replacing the one that has been in use since flexMIRT 2.0.  The new proprietary PRNG is based on the popular Mersenne Twister 19937 generator that substantially outperforms the PRNG used by flexMIRT previously.  They will lead to slightly different results … Read More

VPG RELEASES FLEXMIRT® 3.6.1

VPG is pleased to announce the availability of flexMIRT® Version 3.6.1, which can be obtained through our webstore. The new version fixed several bugs with data import, nominal categories models, and cross-classified models. It also improved the support of covariates in MAP scoring for single level models.  Users running version 3.6 are encouraged to upgrade at no cost.