ERIC Number: EJ590593
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Properties of Ability Estimation Methods and Computerized Adaptive Testing.
Wang, Tianyou; Vispoel, Walter P.
Journal of Educational Measurement, v35 n2 p109-35 Sum 1998
Used simulations of computerized adaptive tests to evaluate results yielded by four commonly used ability estimation methods: maximum likelihood estimation (MLE) and three Bayesian approaches. Results show clear distinctions between MLE and Bayesian methods. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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