Computerized adaptive testing: overview and introduction.

R.R. Meijer, Michael L. Nering

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Use of computerized adaptive testing (CAT) has increased substantially since it was first formulated in the 1970s. This paper provides an overview of CAT and introduces the contributions to this Special Issue. The elements of CAT discussed here include item selection procedures, estimation of the latent trait, item exposure, measurement precision, and item bank development. Some topics for future research are also presented.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)187-194
Number of pages7
JournalApplied psychological measurement
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1999


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  • METIS-135421

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