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