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Scoring and keying multiple choice tests: A case study in irrationality


  • Maya Bar-Hillel


  • David Budescu


  • Yigal Attali



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  • Maya Bar-Hillel & David Budescu & Yigal Attali, 2005. "Scoring and keying multiple choice tests: A case study in irrationality," Mind & Society: Cognitive Studies in Economics and Social Sciences, Springer;Fondazione Rosselli, vol. 4(1), pages 3-12, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:minsoc:v:4:y:2005:i:1:p:3-12 DOI: 10.1007/s11299-005-0001-z

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    1. Espinosa Alejos, María Paz & Gardeazabal, Javier, 2007. "Optimal Correction for Guessing in Multiple-Choice Tests," DFAEII Working Papers 2007-08, University of the Basque Country - Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II.
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