2022 (Virtual) MARC Conference - Day 1

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2022 (Virtual) MARC Conference

The Twentieth Annual MARC Conference Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Psychometrics Conference will be hosted on Zoom, Nov. 3rd-4th, 2022
 

Presentation Schedule

November 3rd (Thursday)

Morning Session I

8:50-9:00am

Welcome and Introduction

Hong Jiao (University of Maryland)

9:00-9:50am

The item factory: intelligent automation in support of test development at scale

Alina von Davier, Andrew Runge, Yigal Attali, Yena Park, Kevin Yancey, Geoff LaFlair, André Horie (Duolingo)

10:00-10:50am

Applications of transformer neural networks in assessment, from item development to scoring

Susan Lottiridge (Cambium)

11:00-11:50am Leveraging process data analytics, natural language processing and machine learning to support remotely proctored assessments Jiangang Hao (Education Testing Service)
Lunch Break

Afternoon Session

1:00-1:50pm

Mending the mess babel has left us with: cross-lingual automatic coding in international large-scale assessments

Fabian Zehner (Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education)

2:00-2:50pm

Estimating contextual word-level item parameters using BERT in an IRT framework

Kevin Yancey, Andrew Runge, JR Lockwood, Geoff LaFlair (Duolingo)

3:00-3:50pm Keeping humans in the loop when implementing augmented intelligence solutions for common test development challenges Kimberly Swygert, Ian Micir (National Board of Medical Examiners)

 

2022 (Virtual) MARC Pre-Conference Workshop
Click here for info on the pre-conference workshop (Nov. 2nd, 2022)

Registration 
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For questions about registration or the conference please contact Fisk@umd.edu