Frontiers of Mathematical Psychology: Essays in Honor of Clyde Coombs

Frontiers of Mathematical Psychology: Essays in Honor of Clyde Coombs

by Donald R. Brown
     
 

This collection provides a timely and provocative survey of current works in mathematical psychology in the style of Clyde Coombs, remembered by his fellow psychologists and other social scientists for his seminal contributions to the analysis of qualitative measurement and multidimensional scaling, and for his innovative models of conflict and choice. Each essay

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This collection provides a timely and provocative survey of current works in mathematical psychology in the style of Clyde Coombs, remembered by his fellow psychologists and other social scientists for his seminal contributions to the analysis of qualitative measurement and multidimensional scaling, and for his innovative models of conflict and choice. Each essay illustrates the contin- uing influence of Coombs's work and approach to the application of mathematics and basic psychological phenomena.

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Seven papers by students or colleagues of the late Clyde Coombs illustrate the continuing influence of Coombs' approach to applying mathematics in the study of psychology. Topics include: the representational approach to measurement, probabilistic dimensionality, and judgements of relative importance in decision making. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387974514
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
01/17/1991
Series:
Recent Research in Psychology Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

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