Applying Multi-Criteria Optimisation to Develop Cognitive Models

@inproceedings{Lane2005ApplyingMO,
  title={Applying Multi-Criteria Optimisation to Develop Cognitive Models},
  author={Peter C. R. Lane},
  year={2005}
}
A scientific theory is developed by modelling empirical data in a range of domains. The goal of developing a theory is to optimise the fit of the theory to as many experimental settings as possible, whilst retaining some qualitative properties such as ‘parsimony’ or ‘comprehensibility’. We formalise the task of developing theories of human cognition as a problem in multi-criteria optimisation. There are many challenges in this task, including the representation of competing theories… CONTINUE READING

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