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ERIC Number: EJ615891
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0146-6216
A Comparison of Item Selection Rules at the Early Stages of Computerized Adaptive Testing.
Chen, Shu-Ying; Ankenmann, Robert D.; Chang, Hua-Hua
Applied Psychological Measurement, v24 n3 p241-55 Sep 2000
Compared five item selection rules with respect to the efficiency and precision of trait (theta) estimation at the early stages of computerized adaptive testing (CAT). The Fisher interval information, Fisher information with a posterior distribution, Kullback-Leibler information, and Kullback-Leibler information with a posterior distribution performed marginally better than the Fisher information approach at early CAT stages. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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