Quotation Grün, Bettina, Zeileis, Achim. 2008. Automatic generation of simple (statistical) exams. Research Report Series, Department of Statistics and Mathematics, Report 77.


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Package exams provides a framework for automatic generation of simple (statistical) exams. To employ the tools, users just need to supply a pool of exercises and a master file controlling the layout of the final PDF document. The exercises are specified in separate Sweave files (containing R code for data generation and LaTeX code for problem and solution description) and the master file is a LaTeX document with some additional control commands. This paper gives an overview on the main design aims and principles as well as strategies for adaptation and extension. Hands-on illustrations - based on example exercises and control files provided in the package - are presented to get new users started easily.

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Status of publication Published
Affiliation WU
Type of publication Working/discussion paper, preprint
Language English
Title Automatic generation of simple (statistical) exams
Title of whole publication Research Report Series, Department of Statistics and Mathematics, Report 77
Year 2008
URL http://epub.wu-wien.ac.at/dyn/virlib/wp/showentry?ID=epub-wu-01_e1d&from=NEW&style=blank

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Grün, Bettina (Details)
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Institute for Statistics and Mathematics IN (Details)
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