Psychometric modeling of decision making via game play

@article{Regan2013PsychometricMO,
  title={Psychometric modeling of decision making via game play},
  author={Kenneth W. Regan and Tamal Biswas},
  journal={2013 IEEE Conference on Computational Inteligence in Games (CIG)},
  year={2013},
  pages={1-8}
}
We build a model for the kind of decision making involved in games of strategy such as chess, making it abstract enough to remove essentially all game-specific contingency, and compare it to known psychometric models of test taking, item response, and performance assessment. Decisions are modeled in terms of fallible agents Z faced with possible actions ai whose utilities Ui=U (ai) are not fully apparent. The three main goals of the model are prediction, meaning to infer probabilities Pi for Z… CONTINUE READING

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