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ERIC Number: EJ589331
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0163-853X
Using Latent Semantic Analysis To Assess Knowledge: Some Technical Considerations.
Rehder, Bob; Schreiner, M. E.; Wolfe, Michael B. W.; Laham, Darrell; Kintsch, Walter; Landauer, Thomas K
Discourse Processes, v25 n2-3 p337-54 1998
Provides a technical analysis of the factors involved in the ability of latent semantic analysis to assess student knowledge (grading essays and matching students with appropriate instructional texts). Addresses the role of technical vocabulary, how long the student essays should be, and how one deals with the directionality of knowledge in the high-dimensional space. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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