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ERIC Number: EJ548350
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1644
The Effect of Population Distribution and Method of Theta Estimation on Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT) Using the Rating Scale Model.
Chen, Ssu-Kuang; And Others
Educational and Psychological Measurement, v57 n3 p422-39 Jun 1997
A simulation study explored the effect of population distribution on maximum likelihood estimation (MLE) and expected a posteriori (EAP) estimation in computerized adaptive testing based on the rating scale model of D. Andrich (1978). The choice between EAP and MLE for particular situations is discussed. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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