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Aspects of testing (matching, ranking and rating)


  • Thomas Cool

    (Consultancy & Econometrics)


This paper explores the links between matching, ranking, rating, Elo- rating, logit modeling, Rasch modeling, Item-Response Theory (IRT), voting, aggregation, and the like. These issues arise e.g. when testing students, or rating web pages or scientific papers. The analysis is at a very basic level. The main result are Mathematica notebooks and a package.

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  • Thomas Cool, 2000. "Aspects of testing (matching, ranking and rating)," General Economics and Teaching 0004004, EconWPA, revised 07 Jul 2000.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpgt:0004004
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    • A00 - General Economics and Teaching - - General - - - General

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