Author: S. Haitun 1
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  • 1 Institute of the History of Science and Technology USSR Academy of Sciences Staropansky per., 1/5 103012 Moscow (USSR) Staropansky per., 1/5 103012 Moscow (USSR)
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Metric models, i.e. formalisms describing relationships between indicators and latent variables, are discussed. In modern metric models, a latent is regarded as independent of the measuring person. It is suggested that this defect of metric models be avoided if the latent is assignment a priori by fixing a form of latent distribution.