Measurement And Representation Of Sensations by Hans ColoniusMeasurement And Representation Of Sensations by Hans Colonius

Measurement And Representation Of Sensations

EditorHans Colonius, Ehtibar N. Dzhafarov

Paperback | September 11, 2014

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Measurement and Representation of Sensationsoffers a glimpse into the most sophisticated current mathematical approaches to psychophysical problems. In this book, editors Hans Colonius and Ehtibar N. Dzhafarov, top scholars in the field, present a broad spectrum of innovative approaches and techniques to classical problems in psychophysics at different levels of stimulus complexity. The chapters emphasize rigorous mathematical constructions to define psychophysical concepts and relate them to observable phenomena. The techniques presented, both deterministic and probabilistic, are all original and recent.
 
Subjects addressed throughout the six chapters of this volume include:
*computing subjective distances from discriminability;
*a new psychophysical theory of intensity judgments;
*computing subjective distances from two discriminability functions;
*an alternative to the model-building approach based on observable probabilities; and
*possible forms of perceptual separability developed within a generalization of General Recognition Theory.
 
Measurement and Representation of Sensationsis a valuable text for both behavioral scientists and applied mathematicians.
Title:Measurement And Representation Of SensationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:259 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.68 inPublished:September 11, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415650003

ISBN - 13:9780415650007

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Table of Contents

Contents: A.A.J. Marley,Foreword.E.N. Dzhafarov, H. Colonius,Regular Minimality: A Fundamental Law of Discrimination.E.N. Dzhafarov, H. Colonius,Reconstructing Distances Among Objects From Their Discriminability.R.D. Luce, R. Steingrimsson,Global Psychophysical Judgments of Intensity: Summary of a Theory and Experiments.J. Zhang,Referential Duality and Representational Duality in the Scaling of Multidimensional and Infinite-Dimensional Stimulus Space.J.D. Balakrishnan,Objective Analysis of Classification Behavior: Applications to Scaling.J.T. Townsend, J. Aisbett, J. Busemeyer, A. Assadi,General Recognition Theory and Methodology for Dimensional Independence on Simple Cognitive Manifolds.