ERIC Number: EJ598366
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Empirical Initialization of the Trait Estimator in Adaptive Testing.
van der Linden, Wim J.
Applied Psychological Measurement, v23 n1 p21-29 Mar 1999
Proposes a procedure for empirical initialization of the trait (theta) estimator in adaptive testing that is based on the statistical relation between theta and background variables known prior to test administration. Illustrates the procedure for an adaptive version of a test from the Dutch General Aptitude Battery. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Netherlands