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Finding Frames: Comparing Two Methods of Frame Analysis

Detecting media frames has spawned a variety of methods, but very little has been done to investigate whether these methods provide comparable results. This article compares the results of two … Continue reading

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Power law mapping in human area perception

We investigate how humans visually perceive and approximate area or space allocation through visual area experiments. The participants are asked to draw a circle concentric to the reference circle on … Continue reading

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Ranking of predictor variables…

Ranking of predictor variables based on effect size criterion provides an accurate means of automatically classifying opinion column articles We demonstrate an accurate procedure based on linear discriminant analysis that … Continue reading

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News Framing of Population and Family Planning Issues…

News Framing of Population and Family Planning Issues via Syntactic Network Analysis Contentious political debates regarding the issues on population and family planning have been perennial over the past four … Continue reading

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Human’s Intrinsic Biases…

Visual and auditory cues significantly reduce human’s intrinsic biases when tasked to generate a random number sequence Humans are deemed ineffective in generating a seemingly random number sequence primarily because … Continue reading

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Competition in a Social Structure

Complex adaptive agents develop strategies in the presence of competition. In modern human societies, there is an inherent sense of locality when describing inter-agent dynamics because of its network structure. … Continue reading

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Earning potential in MLM enterprises

Abstract Government regulators and other concerned citizens warily view multilevel marketing enterprises (MLM) because of their close operational resemblance to exploitative pyramid schemes. We analyze two types of MLM network … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · 1 Comment