Web-based adaptive testing system

Tzai Hsing Kuo*, Hsien Tang Lin, Shyan-Ming Yuan

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Due to the maturing of Internet technology, the adaptive testing can be utilized in the web-based environment and the examinee can take the test anywhere and any time. The purpose of the research is to apply item response theory (IRT), adaptive testing theory and web-service technique to construct an XML format itembank and a system of web-based adaptive testing(WAT) by the framework of three-tiered client server distance testing.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)313-322
Number of pages10
JournalWuhan University Journal of Natural Sciences
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2006


  • Adaptive testing
  • IRT
  • XML

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