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Computational modeling in cognition : principles and practice

Author: Stephan Lewandowsky; Simon Farrell
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, [2011] ©2011
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An accessible introduction to the principles of computational and mathematical modeling in psychology and cognitive science.
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Lewandowsky, Stephan.
Computational modeling in cognition
(DLC) 2010029246
(OCoLC)641528439
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephan Lewandowsky; Simon Farrell
ISBN: 9781452223384 1452223386 9781452236193 1452236194 9781483349428 148334942X
OCLC Number: 869282161
Description: 1 online resource (x, 359 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 --
Introduction; Chapter 2 --
From Words to Models: Building a Toolkit; Chapter 3 --
Basic Parameter Estimation Techniques; Chapter 4 --
Maximum Likelihood Estimation; Chapter 5 --
Parameter Uncertainty and Model Comparison; Chapter 6 --
Not Everything That Fits Is Gold: Interpreting the Modeling; Chapter 7 --
Drawing It All Together: Two Examples; Chapter 8 --
Modeling in a Broader Context; References; Author Index; Subject Index; About the Authors.
Responsibility: Stephan Lewandowsky and Simon Farrell.

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