David Magis

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Research interests

  • Categorical data analysis
  • Psychometrics
  • Item response theory
  • Computerized adaptive testing


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International journal articles

  • Dogné, J. M., Rolin, S., Pétein, M., Ghuysen, A., Lambermont, B., Hanson, J., Magis, D., Segers, P., Pirotte, B., Masereel, B., Drion, P., D'Orio, V., & Kolh, Ph. (2005). Characterization of an original model of myocardial infarction provoked by coronary artery thrombosis induced by ferric chloride in pig. Thrombosis Research, 116, 431-442. doi:10.1016/j.thromres.2005.02.006
  • Facon, B., Magis, D., Nuchadee, M.-L., & De Boeck, P. (2011). Do Raven's colored progressive matrices function in the same way in typical and clinical populations? Insights from the intellectual disability field. Intelligence, 39, 281-291. doi:10.1016/j.intell.2011.04.002 PDF
  • Frederickx, S., Tuerlinckx, F., De Boeck, P., & Magis, D. (2010). RIM: A random item mixture model to detect differential item functioning. Journal of Educational Measurement, 47, 432-457. doi:10.1111/j.1745-3984.2010.00122.x PDF
  • Ghuysen, A., Lambermont, B., Dogne, J.-M., Kolh, Ph., Tchana-Sato, V., Morimont, Ph., Magis, D., Hanson, J., Segers, P., & D'Orio, V. (2004). Effect of BM-573, a dual thromboxane synthase inhibitor and thromboxane receptor antagonist, in a porcine model of acute pulmonary embolism. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 310, 964-972. doi:10.1124/jpet.104.066852
  • Ghuysen, A., Lambermont, B., Kolh, Ph., Tchana-Sato, V., Magis, D., Gérard, P., Mommens, V., Janssen, N., Desaive, Th., & D'Orio, V. (2008). Alteration of right ventricular-pulmonary vascular coupling in a porcine model of progressive pressure overloading. Shock, 29, 197-204. doi:10.1097/shk.0b013e318070c790
  • Kolh, Ph., Rolin, S., Tchana-Sato, V., Pétein, M., Ghuysen, A., Lambermont, B., Hanson, J., Magis, D., Segers, P., Masereel, B., D'Orio, V., & Dogne, J.-M. (2006). Evaluation of BM-573, a novel TXA2 synthase inhibitor and receptor antagonist, in a porcine model of myocardial ischemia-reperfusion. Prostaglandins and Other Lipid Mediators, 79, 53-73. doi:10.1016/j.prostaglandins.2005.10.002
  • Lambermont, B., Ghuysen, A., Kolh, Ph., Tchana-Sato, V., Segers, P., Gérard, P., Morimont, Ph., Magis, D., Dogne, J.-M., Masereel, B., & D'Orio, V. (2003). Effects of endotoxic shock on right ventricular systolic function and mechanical efficiency. Cardiovascular Research, 59, 412-418. doi:10.1016/S0008-6363(03)00368-7
  • Lanoye, L., Kolh, P., Rolin, S., Tchana-Sato, V., Dogné, J. M., Ghuysen, A., Lambermont, B., Magis, D., Hanson, J., Segers, P., Gérard, P., Masereel, B., D'Orio, V., & Limet, R. (2005). Effects of reperfusion on left ventricular hemodynamics and ventriculo-arterial coupling in acutely ischemic pigs. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 8, (1), 169-170. doi:10.1080/10255840512331388795
  • Magis, D. (2005). On the influence of misclassified data on results of goodness of fit testing. Statistical Methodology, 2, 82-94. doi:10.1016/j.stamet.2005.02.002
  • Magis, D. (2007). On the detection of influential subsets of categories in goodness of fit testing. Statistical Methodology, 4, 132-142. doi:10.1016/j.stamet.2006.03.003
  • Magis, D. (2008). An efficient method to generate data and compute exact p-values in goodness-of-fit testing. Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation, 37, 805-815. doi:10.1080/03610910701684645
  • Magis, D. (2013). A note on the item information function of the four-parameter logistic model. Applied Psychological Measurement, 37, 304-315. doi:10.1177/0146621613475471 PDF
  • Magis, D. (2014). On the asymptotic standard error of a class of robust estimators of ability in dichotomous item response models. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 67, 430-450. doi:10.1111/bmsp.12027 PDF
  • Magis, D. (2015). A note on weighted likelihood and Jeffreys modal estimation of proficiency levels in polytomous item response models. Psychometrika, 80, 200-204. doi:10.1007/S11336-013-9378-5 PDF
  • Magis, D. (in press). A note on the equivalence between observed and expected information functions with polytomous IRT models. Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics. PDF
  • Magis, D. (in press). Efficient standard error formulas of ability estimators with dichotomous item response models. Psychometrika. PDF
  • Magis, D., Béland, S., & Raîche, G. (2011). A test-length correction to the estimation of extreme proficiency levels. Applied Psychological Measurement, 35, 91-109. doi:10.1177/0146621610378289 PDF
  • Magis, D., Béland, S., Tuerlinckx, F., & De Boeck, P. (2010). A general framework and an R package for the detection of dichotomous differential item functioning. Behavior Research Methods, 42, 847-862. doi:10.3758/BRM.42.3.847 PDF
  • Magis, D., & De Boeck, P. (2011). Identification of differential item functioning in multiple-group settings: A multivariate outlier detection approach. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 46, 733-755. doi:10.1080/00273171.2011.606757 PDF
  • Magis, D., & De Boeck, P. (2012). A robust outlier approach to prevent Type I error inflation in Differential Item Functioning. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 72, 291-311. doi:10.1177/0013164411416975 PDF
  • Magis, D., & De Boeck, P. (2014). Type I error inflation in DIF identification with Mantel-Haenszel: An explanation and a solution. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 74, 713-728. doi:10.1177/0013164413516855 PDF
  • Magis, D., & Facon, B. (2012). Angoff's delta method revisited: Improving DIF detection under small samples. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 65, 302-321. doi:10.1111/j.2044-8317.2011.02025.x PDF
  • Magis, D., & Facon, B. (2013). Item purification does not always improve DIF detection: A counterexample with Angoff's delta plot. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 73, 293-311. doi:10.1177/0013164412451903 PDF
  • Magis, D., & Facon, B. (2014). deltaPlotR: An R package for differential item functioning analysis with Angoff's delta plot. Journal of Statistical Software, 59, 1-19. PDF
  • Magis, D., & Gérard, P. (2006). A note on the influence of pairwise misclassification in two-way tables. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 76, 875-887. doi:10.1080/10629360600565103
  • Magis, D., & Raîche, G. (2010). An iterative maximum a posteriori estimation of proficiency level to detect multiple local likelihood maxima. Applied Psychological Measurement, 34, 75-89. doi:10.1177/0146621609336540 PDF
  • Magis, D., & Raîche, G. (2011). catR: An R package for computerized adaptive testing. Applied Psychological Measurement, 35, 576-577. doi:10.1177/0146621611407482 PDF
  • Magis, D., & Raîche, G. (2012). On the relationships between Jeffreys modal and weighted likelihood estimation of ability under logistic IRT models. Psychometrika, 77, 163-169. doi:10.1007/s11336-011-9233-5 PDF
  • Magis, D., Raîche, G., Béland, S., & Gérard, P. (2011). A generalized logistic regression procedure to detect differential item functioning among multiple groups. International Journal of Testing, 11, 365-386. doi:10.1080/15305058.2011.602810 PDF
  • Magis, D., Tuerlinckx, F., & De Boeck, P. (2015). Detection of differential item functioning using the lasso approach. Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 40, 111-135. doi:10.3102/1076998614559747 PDF
  • Raîche, G., Walls, T. A., Magis, D., Riopel, M., & Blais, J.-G. (2013). Non-graphical solutions for Cattell's scree test. Methodology: European Journal of Research Methods for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, 9, 23-29. doi:10.1027/1614-2241/a000051 PDF
  • Tchana-Sato, V., Dogne, J.-M., Lambermont, B., Ghuysen, A., Magis, D., Morimont, Ph., Hanson, J., D'Orio, V., Limet, R., & Kolh, Ph. (2005). Effects of BM-573, a thromboxane A2 modulator on systemic hemodynamics perturbations induced by U-46619 in the pig. Prostaglandins and Other Lipid Mediators, 78, 82-95. doi:10.1016/j.prostaglandins.2005.04.001

Chapters in books

  • Raîche, G., Blais, J. G., & Magis, D. (2007). Adaptive estimators of trait level in adaptive testing: Some proposals. In D. J. Weiss (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2007 GMAC Conference on Computerized Adaptive Testing. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota.
  • Raîche, G., Magis, D., Blais, J.-G., & Brochu, P. (2012). Taking atypical response patterns into account: A multidimensional measurement model from item response theory. In M. Simon, K. Ercikan, & M. Rousseau (Eds.), Improving large scale assessment in education: Theory, issues, and practice (pp. 238-259). New York: Routledge Academic.