What makes things similar?
published: Oct. 17, 2011, recorded: September 2011, views: 4525
Report a problem or upload filesIf you have found a problem with this lecture or would like to send us extra material, articles, exercises, etc., please use our ticket system to describe your request and upload the data.
Enter your e-mail into the 'Cc' field, and we will keep you updated with your request's status.
The talk will provide an overview of psychological theories of similarity and key behavioural data. It will introduce spatial models (e.g., Shepard, 19887), featural models, in particular Tversky's (1977) Contrast Model, structural alignment approaches to similarity (e.g., Gentner & Markman, 1997), as well as the more recent transformational approach (Hahn et al. 2003). The talk will introduce these models, clarify their relationship, and outline the behavioural phenomena they do (and do not) capture.
Link this pageWould you like to put a link to this lecture on your homepage?
Go ahead! Copy the HTML snippet !