Bayes strategies and human information seeking. by Bernt Larsson

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Published by Universitetet, Gleerup in Lund .

Written in English

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  • Decision making -- Mathematical models.,
  • Bayesian statistical decision theory.,
  • Information theory in psychology.,
  • Information behavior.

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SeriesStudia psychologica et paedagogica., 15
LC ClassificationsBF441 .L3
The Physical Object
Pagination119 p.
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4947552M
LC Control Number76375428

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