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  1. Visual Revelations

    Graphical Tales of Fate and Deception From Napoleon Bonaparte To Ross Perot

    By Howard Wainer

    To function in modern society complex data must be absorbed and understood at a breakneck pace. The most efficient way to do this is through data-based graphics. This book is an exploration and celebration of graphical methods of data presentation. Visual Revelations' principal purpose is to...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. A Statistical Guide for the Ethically Perplexed

    By Lawrence Hubert, Howard Wainer

    For disciplines concerned with human well-being, such as medicine, psychology, and law, statistics must be used in accordance with standards for ethical practice. A Statistical Guide for the Ethically Perplexed illustrates the proper use of probabilistic and statistical reasoning in the behavioral,...

    Published September 24th 2012 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  3. Test Scoring

    Edited by David Thissen, Howard Wainer

    Test Scoring provides a summary of traditional true score test theory and modern item response theory related to scoring tests, as well as novel developments resulting from the integration of these approaches. The background material introduced in the first four chapters builds a foundation for the...

    Published June 11th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Test Scoring

    Edited by David Thissen, Howard Wainer

    Test Scoring provides a summary of traditional true score test theory and modern item response theory related to scoring tests, as well as novel developments resulting from the integration of these approaches. The background material introduced in the first four chapters builds a foundation for the...

    Published April 30th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Computerized Adaptive Testing

    A Primer, 2nd Edition

    By Howard Wainer

    This celebrated primer presents an introduction to all of the key ingredients in understanding computerized adaptive testing technology, test development, statistics, and mental test theory. Based on years of research, this accessible book educates the novice and serves as a compendium of...

    Published May 12th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Computerized Adaptive Testing

    A Primer, 2nd Edition

    By Howard Wainer, Neil J. Dorans, Ronald Flaugher, Bert F. Green, Robert J. Mislevy

    This celebrated primer presents an introduction to all of the key ingredients in understanding computerized adaptive testing technology, test development, statistics, and mental test theory. Based on years of research, this accessible book educates the novice and serves as a compendium of...

    Published March 31st 2000 by Routledge

  7. Drawing Inferences From Self-selected Samples

    Edited by Howard Wainer

    This volume contains a collection of essays and discussions which serve as an introduction and guide to current research in the area of drawing inferences from self-selected samples. This topic is of direct interest to a professional audience of survey researchers, pollsters, market researchers,...

    Published February 29th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Differential Item Functioning

    Edited by Paul W. Holland, Howard Wainer

    Test fairness is a moral imperative for both the makers and the users of tests. This book focuses on methods for detecting test items that function differently for different groups of examinees and on using this information to improve tests. Of interest to all testing and measurement specialists,...

    Published December 31st 1992 by Routledge

  9. Test Validity

    Edited by Howard Wainer, Henry I. Braun

    Technological and theoretical changes over the past decade have altered the way we think about test validity. This book addresses the present and future concerns raised by these developments. Topics discussed include: * the validity of computerized testing * the validity of testing for...

    Published December 31st 1987 by Routledge

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