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Pokpong Songmuang, M. Ueno, "Bees Algorithm for Construction of Multiple Test Forms in ETesting," IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 209221, JulySeptember, 2011.  
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@article{ 10.1109/TLT.2010.29, author = {Pokpong Songmuang and M. Ueno}, title = {Bees Algorithm for Construction of Multiple Test Forms in ETesting}, journal ={IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies}, volume = {4}, number = {3}, issn = {19391382}, year = {2011}, pages = {209221}, doi = {http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/TLT.2010.29}, publisher = {IEEE Computer Society}, address = {Los Alamitos, CA, USA}, }  
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