
Accession Number : AD0720736
Title : Tailored Testing, An Application of Stochastic Approximation.
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,
Corporate Author : EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE PRINCETON N J
Personal Author(s) : Lord,Frederic M.
Report Date : FEB 1971
Pagination or Media Count : 20
Abstract : Some stochastic approximation procedures are considered in connection with the following problem. How shall one choose a sequence of test questions in order to estimate as accurately as possible a given examinee's standing on some psychological dimension. Illustrations are given evaluating certain procedures in a specific context. (Author)
Descriptors : (*TEST CONSTRUCTION(PSYCHOLOGY), ACCURACY), (*INTELLIGENCE TESTS, TEST CONSTRUCTION(PSYCHOLOGY)), STOCHASTIC PROCESSES, APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), RELIABILITY, PROBABILITY
Subject Categories : Psychology
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE