35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology

July 25-28, 2002

Miami University, Oxford, OH

There will be a table set up in the lobby of the Marcum Conference Center Thursday evening and Friday morning to pick up a conference package including name tags, programs, parking passes, maps, etc. To get to Marcum, follow the directions at their web site: Getting to Marcum.


Organizing Committee

Plenary Speakers

Special Symposium

Quantitative Models of Visual Processing (Lynn Olzak, Miami University, and Tom Wickens, University of Californa - Los Angeles)

Meeting Site

Marcum Conference Center


Thursday Night Reception at the Tavern at the Inn, 7 pm - 10pm.

Poster Session and Reception (Cash Bar), Friday Evening 5:30-7pm, Heritage Room at Shriver Center.

Banquet 7pm (following Poster Session), Heritage Room at Shriver Center.

Friday, July 26, 2002

Sensory Processing and Perception Analysis of Response Time and Accuracy Models of Psychophysics and Decision
8:30 Spike Timing Variability Limits Motion Discrimination. Joe Lappin*, Bart Borghuis**, Duje Tadin*, Martin Lankheet**, and Wim van de Grind**

(*Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University and ** Helmholtz Institute, Utrecht University)

Adaptive Techniques for Response Latencies. Ragnar Steingrimsson (UC- Irvine)
8:55 Dominance times for binocular rivalry and ambiguous motion rivalry share individual diffferences. Keith D. White (University of Florida), John D. Pettigrew (University of Queensland) Testing Capacity Hypotheses: Applying Proportional Hazards and Frailty Models. Michael J. Wenger, Christof Schuster (University of Notre Dame), James T. Townsend (Indiana University)
9:20 Perspicuity without depth: 'mental rotation' as correlation. Keith K. Niall (Defence R&D Canada, Toronto) Bayesian Analysis of Response Times. T. Van Zandt, M. Peruggia, & M. Chen (Ohio State University)
9:45 A new look at the perception of relative mass in colliding balls: Invariants, similarity, and rules. Andrew L. Cohen (Indiana University) On Implications of Near Equivalent Models for Signal Detection Theory and Memory Research. Lawrence T. DeCarlo (Columbia University)
Categorization Model Selection and Issues in Statistics
10:35 A Biologically Plausible Model of Rule-Based Category Learning. Shawn W. Ell, F. Gregory Ashby, Vivian Valentin, Michael Casale, Emily Waterhouse (University of California, Santa Barbara) Information Matrix Goodness-of-Fit Tests for Explanatory Logistic Regression and Neural Nets. Richard Golden (University of Texas at Dallas), Steven Henley (Martingale Research Corporation), Michael Kashner (UT Southwestern Medical Center), Robert Katz, (Martingale Research Corporation)
11:00 False Prototype Enhancement Effects in Perceptual Categorization. Robert M. Nosofsky & Safa R. Zaki (Indiana University) Flexibility versus Generalizability in Model Selection. Mark A. Pitt, Woojae Kim (presenter) In Jae Myung (Ohio State University)
11:25 A Test of the Optimal Classifier's Independence Assumption in Perceptual Categorization. Corey J. Bohil & W. Todd Maddox (University of Texas at Austin) Testing simple taxonomic hypotheses. Bruce Oddson (Bloorview MacMillan Children's Centre)
11:50 Mathematics for the Cognitive Sciences.

John Miyamoto (University of Washington)

12:15 Lunch (Sack Lunches in Marcum, JMP Board Lunch)
Symposium: Quantitative Models of Visual Processing
1:45 A hybrid approach to quantitative modeling of sensory systems. Lynn A. Olzak (Miami University), Thomas D. Wickens, and James P. Thomas )University of California, Los Angeles)
2:15 Feature vs. conjunction search and cue-validity effects explained within a common signal detection framework. Miguel P. Eckstein (University of California Santa Barbara)
2:45 Spike train analysis reveals cooperation between Area 17 neuron pairs that enhances spatial discrimination. A. B. Bonds, J.M. Samonds, J. D. Allison (Vanderbilt University)
3:15 Hue, Saturation and Brightness: Nonlinear Dynamic Models of Human Color Vision Fundamentals. Vincent A. Billock, Northrop Grumman Information Technology & Brian H. Tsou U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory
4:00 Plenary I: Dynamics of Visual Oscillations and Waves: Evidence for a Competitive Hierarchy. Hugh R. Wilson, York University
5:30 Poster Session, Heritage Room, Shriver Center (Cash Bar)
7:00 Banquet, Heritage Room, Shriver Center

Poster Session
1. Minding TRACS: On dealing with dynamic odds in a probabilistic card game. Kevin Burns (The MITRE Corporation)
2. Modeling the effects of prime duration and location in perceptual identification. Christoph T. Weidemann (presenter, Indiana University), David E. Huber (University of Colorado, Boulder), Richard M. Shiffrin (Indiana University)
3. An analysis of the recognition-recall relation in four distributed memory models. Michael Kahana, Dan Rizzuto, and Abraham Schneider (presenter) (Brandeis University)
4. A lag-recency effect in item recognition. Greg Schwartz (presenter) and Michael Kahana (Brandeis University)
5. Isolation: a unifying account of paired-associates and serial learning. Jeremy B. Caplan (Brandeis University)
6. Microlevel analysis constrains models of serial learning. Kelly M. Addis & Michael J. Kahana (Brandeis University)
7. Assessing significance in linear oscillator models. Eric S. Covey & Dr. Steven M. Boker (University of Notre Dame)
8. Emotional expressions as Gestalt. Ase Innes-Ker & James T. Townsend (Indiana University)
9. Cognitive style, generalization, and implicit learning. Kristin Christy, John Parker, Mark Hammerly & Robin Thomas (Miami University)

Saturday, July 27, 2002

Judgment, Decision, & Choice I Information Processing I
8:30 Reconsidering the Testing of the Generic Utility Theory. Richard A. Chechile and Susan F. Butler (Tufts University)
8:55 Representing behavioral discontinuities in simple gambles. R. Duncan Luce (University of California, Irvine) For visual search, the details of the task reverse the ordering of the set-size effect for localization and identification. Tom Busey (Indiana University) & John Palmer (University of Washington)
9:20 Modeling the effects of uncertainty and delay in making choices. Rahul M. Dodhia (NASA Ames Research Center), David H. Krantz & Karen Burhans (Columbia University) Parallel vs Serial Processing and Individual Differences in High-Speed Scanning in Human Memory. James T. Townsend and Mario Fific (Indiana University)
10:00 New Investigator: David Huber (University of Colorado)
Judgment, Decision, & Choice (cont'd) Information Processing (cont'd)
11:05 A Thurstonian Model for Sophisticated Approval Voting. Moon-Ho Ringo Ho, Michel Regenwetter (University of Illinois at Urbana -Champaign) and Ilia Tsetlin ( Duke University) Dimensional Consistency Effects: A Dynamic Cross-Correlational Modeling Approach. Angelina M. Copeland & Michael J. Wenger (University of Notre Dame)
11:30 Social Choice and Aggregation of Utility: A Topological Characterization. Matt Jones, Jun Zhang, Gilberto Simpson (University of Michigan) A strong test of the dual-mode hypothesis. Erin M. Ingvalson (presenter) & Michael J. Wenger (University of Notre Dame)
11:55 On a general concept of scoring rules: model and empirical data analysis. E. Rykhlevskaia & M. Regenwetter, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign Strength-based and time-based supervised networks: Theory and comparisons. Denis Cousineau (Université de Montréal)
12:20 Lunch (Sack lunches; Executive Committe lunch)
1:50 Plenary II: Discrimination, Dissimilarity, and Perceptual Mapping. Ehtibar Dzhafarov (Purdue University)
Scaling and Measurement Information Processing II
3:00 Techniques for scaling directional data. David Waller, Miami University A Model of the "go/no-go" Lexical Decision Task. Pablo Gomez (Northwestern University), Manuel Perea (Universitat de Valencia), & Roger Ratcliff (Northwestern University)
3:25 Title Tests for Curvature in Psychological Spaces. Jesse Spencer-Smith (Beckman Institute, University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign) & James Townsend (Indiana University) Theories of Function Learning: The Diagnosticity of Multi-Modality. Stephan Lewandowsky and Mike Kalish (University of Western Australia)
3:50 Developing the notion of dimension of a psychological variable by means of Reversed Dimensional Analysis. S. Alex Marinov (Applied Linguistics Centre, Winnipeg & SAM Research), Julia Boon & David Laurence (Applied Linguistic Centre, Winnipeg) Problem solving without search. Zygmunt Pizlo & Zheng Li (Purdue University)
4:15 Dual Scaling Between Comparison and Reference Stimuli in Multidimensional Psychological Space. Jun Zhang (University of Michigan)
4:45 Business Meeting

Sunday, July 28, 2002

Judgment, Decision, & Choice II Cognitive Neuroscience
8:30 Beyond Statistical Artifact: A Critical Examination for Effects of Random Error on Choice and Confidence Judgment. Hongbin Gu (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill) & Thomas S. Wallsten (University of Maryland) How Acuity Is Conserved in Convergent - Divergent Networks: Only One Way? Thomy Nilsson (University of Prince Edward Island)
8:55 Confidence Modeling in Perceptual Tasks. Ed Merkle & Trish Van Zandt (Ohio State University) A model of neurotransmitter habituation and dishabituation in autism. Don Loritz & Eleni Koutsomitopoulou (LexisNexis Corporation and Georgetown University),
9:20 Sequential Sampling Models of Human Text Classification. Michael D. Lee (University of Adelaide) A Functional Model of the Effect of Midazolam on the Hippocampus And Recognition Memory. Kenneth J. Malmberg, Rene Zeelenberg, and Richard M. Shiffrin (Indiana University)
Judgment, Decision, & Choice Memory
10:10 Comparing decision making models for the Bechara Gambling Task: An application of the generalization criterion. Anli Lin, Jerome Busemeyer, Peter Finn (Indiana University) A dual process REM model for registration with/without learning. Kenneth J. Malmberg, Jocelyn E. Holden, and Richard M. Shiffrin (presenter) (Indiana University)
10:35 A unified framework for comparing models of individual preferential choice. Joseph G. Johnson (Indiana University and Max Planck Institute) Modeling interlist repetition effects in free recall. Michael J. Kahana, Gene Sirotin, Emily Dolan (Brandeis University) and Marc Howard (Syracuse University)
11:00 Predictions of Decision Field Theory based on prior outcomes. Robert M. Roe, Rachel F. Barkan & Keith D. Markman (Ohio University) Modeling error latencies in serial recall. Simon Farrell (Northwestern University) & Stephan Lewandowsky (University. of Western Australia)
11:25 EICL and TODAM. Bennet Murdock (University of Toronto)

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