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Design an algorithm for creating an item pool subject to constraints on content specifications and limited overlap with previous pools. Existing pool assembly tools require multiple steps and iterations, depending on an evaluation of the initial assembled pool at various stages (e.g., comparing information bands with target bands, evaluating the overlap of current pool with previous pools, test reliability criteria, and 100% item usage). This project is intended to incorporate the additional requirements into the pool assembly and evaluation algorithms and tools. The success of the modified pool sampling algorithm is determined by simulation with previously defined delivery scripts and acceptance criteria. These refinements to the system will also improve the efficiency in which pools are assembled.
Typical work related activities include:
Educational requirements: currently pursing a PhD in psychometrics, statistics, or educational measurement.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: