ERIC Number: EJ605894
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Applications of Bayesian Decision Theory to Sequential Mastery Testing.
Vos, Hans J.
Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, v24 n3 p271-92 Fall 1999
Formulates optimal sequential rules for mastery testing using an approach derived from Bayesian sequential decision theory to consider both threshold and linear loss structures. Adopts the binomial probability distribution as the psychometric model. Provides an empirical example for concept-learning in medicine. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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