Testing Transitivity of Preferences on Two-Alternative Forced Choice Data

  title={Testing Transitivity of Preferences on Two-Alternative Forced Choice Data},
  author={Michel Regenwetter and Jason Dana and Clintin P. Davis-Stober},
  booktitle={Front. Psychology},
As Duncan Luce and other prominent scholars have pointed out on several occasions, testing algebraic models against empirical data raises difficult conceptual, mathematical, and statistical challenges. Empirical data often result from statistical sampling processes, whereas algebraic theories are nonprobabilistic. Many probabilistic specifications lead to statistical boundary problems and are subject to nontrivial order constrained statistical inference. The present paper discusses Luce's… CONTINUE READING

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