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Applied Psychological Measurement, Volume 06, 1982  [36]

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The development and application of a computerized information-processing test battery

Barrett, Gerald V.; Alexander, Ralph A.; Doverspike, Dennis; Cellar, Douglas; Thomas, Jay C. (1982)
To bridge the gap between computerized testing and information-processing-based measurement, a battery of computerized information-processing based ability and preference measures was developed. The information-processing ...

Improving measurement quality and efficiency with adaptive theory

Weiss, David J. (1982)
Approaches to adaptive (tailored) testing based on item response theory are described and research results summarized. Through appropriate combinations of item pool design and use of different test termination criteria, ...

Standard error of an equating by item response theory

Lord, Frederic M. (1982)
A formula is derived for the asymptotic standard error of a true-score equating by item response theory. The equating method is applicable when the two tests to be equated are administered to different groups along ...

Latent trait models and ability parameter estimation

Andersen, Erling B. (1982)
In recent years several authors have viewed latent trait models for binary data as special models for contingency tables. This connection to contingency table analysis is used as the basis for a survey of various latent ...

Adaptive EAP estimation of ability in a microcomputer environment

Bock, R. Darrell; Mislevy, Robert J. (1982)
Expected a posteriori (EAP) estimation of ability, based on numerical evaluation of the mean and variance of the posterior distribution, is shown to have unusually good properties for computerized adaptive testing. The ...

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