Measurement of Verbal Information in Psychology and Education

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1 Foundations of Information Theory.- 1.1 The Communication System.- 1.1.1 Introduction.- 1.1.2 The Basic Problems of Information Theory.- 1.1.3 The Simple Communication System.- 1.2 Concepts of Information Theory.- 1.2.1 Information.- 1.2.1.1 Signs, Repertory, Alphabet.- 1.2.1.2 Frequency, Probability, Field.- 1.2.1.3 Information and Probability of Expectation.- 1.2.2 Coding, Binary Coding, Supersigns.- 1.2.3 The Product Field.- 1.2.4 Conditional Probability.- 1.2.5 Transinformation.- 1.2.6 Redundancy.- 1.2.6.1 Information Flow Rate, Channel Capacity.- 1.2.6.2 Noise, Interfering Source.- 1.2.7 Surprise Value.- 2 Measurement of the Information of Written Language and the Concept of Subjective Information.- 2.1 Introduction.- 2.2 Statistically Based Procedures.- 2.2.1 Statistics of Letters and Combinations of Letters.- 2.2.2 The Method of Newman and Gerstman.- 2.2.3 Word-Frequency Statistics.- 2.3 Shannon’s Guessing-Game Method.- 2.4 The Concept of Subjective Information.- 2.5 Digitizing Prediction by Means of Branching Diagrams.- 2.5.1 Derivation of Limits for Subjective Information by Means of Digitized Prediction.- 2.5.2 Procedure for a More Exact Determination of Subjective Information.- 2.5.3 Subjective Information of Different Texts; Age Dependence; Intelligence Dependence.- 2.5.3.1 Hsub as a Function of the Text.- 2.5.3.2 Hsub as a Function of Age.- 2.5.3.3 Hsub as a Function of the Recipient’s Intelligence.- 2.6 Extension of the Procedure.- 2.7 Simplified Procedures for Determining Subjective Information.- 2.7.1 Simplified Procedure (1); Prediction by Letters.- 2.7.2 Simplified Procedure (2); Prediction by Syllables Simplified Procedure (3); Prediction by Words.- 2.7.3 Combined Procedures: Measurement of the Subjective Information of Upper and Lower Case Letters.- 3 Transinformation Analysis.- 3.1 The Basic Concept of Transinformation Analysis.- 3.2 Didactic Transinformation.- 3.2.1 Correlation between the Subjective Information of the Basic Text and Achievement Tests Related to the Teaching Program.- 3.2.2 Iteration Procedure for Complete Determination of the Didactic Information.- 3.3 Semantic Transinformation.- 3.3.1 Synonyms; Semantic Potential.- 3.3.2 Semantic Transinformation for Antonyms; Semantic Differential.- 3.4 Transinformation in Reading Processes.- 3.5 The Semantic Information of Graphic Representations.- 3.5.1 Efficiency in Terms of Information Theory.- 3.6 Memory Experiments.- 3.7 Cognitive-Process Curve.- 4 Learning and Teaching in the Light of Information Theory.- 4.1 The Model of Information Reception and Processing in Man.- 4.1.1 Inflow Capacity of the Short-Term Store.- 4.1.2 Present Duration.- 4.1.3 Memory.- 4.2 Learning Viewed in the Light of Information Theory.- 4.2.1 Transinformation, Redundancy, “Informedness”.- 4.3 Elements of a Theory of Teaching.- 4.3.1 Limits of Perception Capacity.- 4.3.2 Limits of Memory Inflow Capacity.- 4.3.3 Limits of Capacity of Short-Term Store.- 4.3.4 Readability Diagrams.- 4.4 Elements of a Theory Relating to Basic Texts.- 4.4.1 Coherence Structure Diagram.- 4.4.2 Teaching Success as a Function of Coherence of Subject Matter.- 4.5 Insight and Transfer.- 4.5.1 Insight.- 4.5.2 Problem-Oriented Instruction.- 4.5.3 Transfer and Transinformation.- 5 Use of the Guessing Game to Determine Subjective Information: A Practical Guide.- 5.1 Selection of Text Sample and Preparation of Experimental Material.- 5.1.1 Length of Text Samples.- 5.1.2 Selecting the Sample from the Whole Text.- 5.1.3 Technical Preparation of the Experimental Material.- 5.1.4 Experimental Design.- 5.2 How to Carry out the Experiment: Some Examples.- 5.2.1 Use of the Branching Diagram.- 5.2.2 Simplified Procedure (1): Prediction by Letters.- 5.2.3 Simplified Procedure (2): Prediction by Syllables.- 5.2.4 Simplified Procedure (3): Prediction by Words.- 5.3 Special Problems in Conducting the Experiments.- 5.4 Guessing Games Using Computers with Typewriters as Input and Output Units.- 5.5 Tables and Graphs.- 5.5.1 How to Use the Tables.- 5.5.2 How to Use the Graphs.- Appendix. Notes.- Literature.- Author Index.

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