location constant

location constant

[lō′kā·shən ‚kän·stənt]
(computer science)
A number that identifies an instruction in a computer program, written in a higher-level programming language, and used to refer to this instruction at other points in the program. Also known as label constant.
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All of these methods attempt to estimate a scale constant (A) and a location constant (B) that can equate the metric of item response model parameters derived from separate calibrations.

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