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Published by American Psychological Association in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychological tests -- Data processing.,
  • Computer adaptive testing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-278) and index.

    Statementedited by William A. Sands, Brian K. Waters, James R. McBride.
    ContributionsSands, William A., Waters, Brian K., McBride, James R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF176.2 .C65 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 292 p. :
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL679205M
    ISBN 101557984425
    LC Control Number97025695


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