“CAT” technology and adaptive tests

The Computerized Adaptive Test (CAT) is a form of computerized test that adapts to the candidate’s skill level. These are tests that provide for the administration of incremental difficulty questions: on the basis of the answers received by the examinee, the subsequent questions are calibrated (if the candidate correctly answers a question of intermediate difficulty, a more difficult one will be presented to him; on the contrary, if it provides an incorrect answer, the system will propose a simpler question).

Advantages

Optimization of times in the pre-selection, selection and survey phases: thanks to the “CAT” technology, the answers to the questions “adapt” to the actual skills of the test taker, with the twofold advantage of 1) halving the delivery and 2) not to demotivate the candidate by putting him / her in front of a too simple or too complex test.
Greater precision in the evaluation phase: thanks to the use of AI and Machine Learning, CAT tests always provide results that are consistent with the actual skills of the examined and extremely reliable.
Uniqueness of the tests delivered: in the event that the same candidate had to repeat the test, he would hardly find himself answering the same identical questions since a library of questions was developed with a series of possible combinations for difficulty level vast to such an extent to guarantee its uniqueness.

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