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Issue No. 03 - May/June (2001 vol. 13)
ISSN: 1041-4347
pp: 451-461
ABSTRACT
<p><b>Abstract</b>—The results of this paper can be applied to construct efficient algorithms for the adaptive assessment of the students' knowledge. The problem of knowledge assessment is a special case of the problem of assessing the state of a system. These results are obtained suggesting a new assessment algorithm whose formal equivalence to previously suggested assessment algorithms is proven. A simulation study illustrates the vast improvements of efficiency with the new algorithm.</p>
INDEX TERMS
Knowledge assessment, deterministic finite automaton, knowledge space, knowledge state, assessment language.
CITATION
Cord Hockemeyer, Cornelia E. Dowling, "Automata for the Assessment of Knowledge", IEEE Transactions on Knowledge & Data Engineering, vol. 13, no. , pp. 451-461, May/June 2001, doi:10.1109/69.929902
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