Comparison of confirmation measures

Katya Tentori, Vincenzo Crupi, Nicolao Bonini, Daniel Osherson

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Abstract

Alternative measures of confirmation or evidential support have been proposed to express the impact of ascertaining one event on the credibility of another. We report an experiment that compares the adequacy of several such measures as descriptions of confirmation judgment in a probabilistic context.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)107-119
Number of pages13
JournalCognition
Volume103
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Linguistics and Language
  • Cognitive Neuroscience

Keywords

  • Bayesian confirmation measures
  • Belief updating
  • Evidential support
  • Inductive reasoning

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    Tentori, K., Crupi, V., Bonini, N., & Osherson, D. (2007). Comparison of confirmation measures. Cognition, 103(1), 107-119. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2005.09.006