examinee

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n examinee someone who is tested (as by an intelligence test or an academic examination)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Examinee A person examined.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n examinee One examined, or who undergoes an examination.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Examinee one under examination
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. examināreexamen (=exagmen), the tongue of a balance.

Usage

In literature:

He was neither a son, nor a friend, nor a lover; he ceased to have human ties; he had become an examinee.
"The Roll-Call" by Arnold Bennett
Doubtless Steven was slightly embarrassed by the detachment of the examinee, and blundered.
"The Wonder" by J. D. Beresford
So does the over-read examinee.
"An American at Oxford" by John Corbin
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In news:

For issues requiring further action, examinees must contact the Dental Admission Testing Program within five business days of the testing appointment.
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In science:

Both theoretical and implementational aspects of adaptive testing rely heavily on the item response theory (IRT) models, which relate examinees’ ability levels to their responses to test items.
Nonlinear sequential designs for logistic item response theory models with applications to computerized adaptive tests
Suppose that an examinee’s ability level is characterized by a single parameter θ . A basic assumption of the IRT is that for a given item the probability of producing a correct answer depends only on examinee’s ability parameter θ .
Nonlinear sequential designs for logistic item response theory models with applications to computerized adaptive tests
Let Y denote an examinee’s response, with values 1 indicating a correct answer and 0 an incorrect answer, to an item whose ICC follows the Rasch model with difficulty b.
Nonlinear sequential designs for logistic item response theory models with applications to computerized adaptive tests
An adaptive test differs from a conventional test in that the assignment of the test items are performed sequentially, with selection of each item depending on the responses of the examinee to the preceding items.
Nonlinear sequential designs for logistic item response theory models with applications to computerized adaptive tests
More specifically, let A be the item bank from which items may be selected and assigned to the examinee.
Nonlinear sequential designs for logistic item response theory models with applications to computerized adaptive tests
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