A general method is presented for comparing the relative importance of predictors in multiple regression. Dominance analysis (D. V. Budescu, 1993), a procedure that is based on an examination of theâ€¦ (More)

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assesses information relevant to the understanding of climate change and explores options for adaptation and mitigation. The IPCC reportsâ€¦ (More)

Many measures of similarity among fuzzy sets have been proposed in the literature, and some have been incorporated into linguistic approximation procedures. The motivations behind these measures areâ€¦ (More)

Much of decision aiding uses a divide-and-conquer strategy to help people with risky decisions. Assessing the utility of outcomes and one's degree of belief in their likelihood are assumed to beâ€¦ (More)

The average probability estimate of J > 1 judges is generally better than its components. Two studies test 3 predictions regarding averaging that follow from theorems based on a cognitive model ofâ€¦ (More)

W researchers from different fields with different norms collaborate, the question arises of how nameordering conventions are chosen and how they affect contribution credits. In this paper, we answerâ€¦ (More)

Can the vague meanings of probability terms such as doubtful, probable, or likely be expressed as membership functions over the [0, 1] probability interval? A function for a given term would assign aâ€¦ (More)

Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of JSTOR's Terms and Conditions of Use, available at . http://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jsp. JSTOR's Terms and Conditions ofâ€¦ (More)