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Scale issues have significant implications for the analysis of social and biophysical processes in complex systems. These same scale implications are likewise considerations for the design and application of models of landcover change. Scale issues have wide-ranging effects from the representativeness of data used to validate models to aggregation errors(More)
We explore the special outcomes of decision-making through two laboratorybased experiments, one with a homogenous land suitability surface and another with a heterogeneous suitability surface. Subjects make resource allocation decisions on an abstract landscape and are given a monetary incentive to maximize their revenue during the experiment. These(More)
For many years psychological studies of the learning process have used a simulated medical diagnosis task in which symptom configurations are probabilistically related to diseases. Participants are given a set of symptoms and asked to indicate which disease is present, and feedback is given on each trial. We enrich this standard laboratory task in four(More)
This chapter was originally published in the book Handbook of Experimental Economics Results. The copy attached is provided by Elsevier for the author’s benefit and for the benefit of the author’s institution, for noncommercial research, and educational use. This includes without limitation use in instruction at your institution, distribution to specific(More)
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