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Issue No.03 - July-September (2011 vol.4)
pp: 209-221
Pokpong Songmuang , Fac. of Human Sci., Waseda Univ., Tokyo, Japan
M. Ueno , Dept. of Social Intell. & Inf., Univ. of Electro-Commun., Tokyo, Japan
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this research is to automatically construct multiple equivalent test forms that have equivalent qualities indicated by test information functions based on item response theory. There has been a trade-off in previous studies between the computational costs and the equivalent qualities of test forms. To alleviate this problem, we propose an automated system of test construction based on the Bees Algorithm in parallel computing. We demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed system through various experiments.
INDEX TERMS
parallel processing, educational computing, parallel computing, bees algorithm, multiple test forms construction, e-testing, item response theory, Construction industry, Computational efficiency, Cities and towns, Approximation algorithms, Approximation methods, Parallel processing, Optimization, parallel computing., E-testing, multiple test forms, test construction, Bees algorithm
CITATION
Pokpong Songmuang, M. Ueno, "Bees Algorithm for Construction of Multiple Test Forms in E-Testing", IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, vol.4, no. 3, pp. 209-221, July-September 2011, doi:10.1109/TLT.2010.29
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