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Mathematical thinking in behavioral sciences; readings from Scientific American, with introductions by David M. Messick.


San Francisco, W.H. Freeman [1968] .
ISBN 0716709775, 9780716709770

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Other Title Scientific American. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n89630981
Subjects Behavioral Sciences.
Cybernetics.
Gedragswetenschappen.
Matemáticas para psicólogos.
Mathematics.
Mathématiques.
Models, Psychological.
Probability.
Psychologie -- Méthodologie.
Psychology -- Methodology.
Sciences du comportement.
Sociologie -- Méthodologie.
Sociology -- Methodology.
Wiskundige methoden.
Description 231 pages illustrations (some color) 29 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Part I. The analysis of uncertainty : probability -- Chance / Ayer -- What is probability? / Carnap -- Subjective probability / Cohen -- Probability / Kac -- The Monte Carlo method / McCracken -- Part II. Communication and control -- Cybernetics / Wiener -- The mathematics of communication / Weaver -- Error-correcting codes / Peterson -- Redundancy in computers / Pierce -- Feedback / Tustin -- Control theory / Bellman -- Part III. Games and decisions -- The theory of games / Morgenstern -- Game theory and decisions / Hurwicz -- The use and misuse of game theory / Rapoport -- Linear programming / Cooper and Charnes -- Part IV. Imitations of life -- Man viewed as a machine / Kemeny -- Self-reproducing machines / Penrose -- A machine that learns / Walter -- Computer volume chess-player / Bernstein and De V. Roberts -- Artificial intelligence / Minsky -- Pattern recognition by machine / Selfridge and Neisser -- Part V. Recent computer applications -- Computers / Ulam -- Numerical taxonomy / Sokal -- Texture and visual perception / Julesz -- The analysis of brain waves / Brazier -- Chromosome analysis by computer / Ledley and Ruddle -- The uses of computers in education / Suppes.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)282986
(OCoLC)ocm00282986
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