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Stanford Technical Reports

Technical reports authored by Atkinson while on the faculty of Stanford University. These reports are part of a series of reports published by the Institute for Mathematical Studies in the Social Sciences. The complete set of reports can be found at http://suppes-corpus.stanford.edu/imsss.html.

NO. 5 A Theory of Stimulus Discrimination Learning
NO. 8 An Analysis of Two-Person Game Situations in Terms of Statistical Learning Theory
NO. 9 An Analysis of a Two-Person Interaction Situation in Terms of a Markov Process
NO. 10 Discrimination Learning in a Verbal Conditioning Situation
NO. 21 Markov Learning Models for Multiperson Situations, I. The Theory
NO. 27 Markov Learning Models for Multiperson Situations, II. Methods of Analysis
NO. 28 The Use of Models in Experimental Psychology
NO. 29 A Generalization of Stimulus Sampling Theory
NO. 42 A Variable Threshold Model for Signal Detection
NO. 43 Mathematical Models in Research on Perception and Learning
NO. 46 Sequential Phenomena in Psychophysical Judgements: A Theoretical Analysis
NO. 47 A Variable Sensitivity Theory of Signal Detection
NO. 48 Stimulus Sampling Theory
NO. 49 Some Quantitative Studies of Russian Consonant Phoneme Discrimination
NO. 50 Mathematical Learning Theory
NO. 52 A Test of Models for Stimulus Compounding With Children
NO. 54 Choice Behavior and Reward Structure
NO. 58 Theoretical Note: All-or-None Learning and Intertrial Forgetting
NO. 60 Tests of Acquisition and Retention Axioms for Paired-Associate Learning
NO. 65 Mathematical Models for Verbal Learning
NO. 70 A Learning Model for Forced-Choice Detection Experiments
NO. 78 The Effects of Display Size on Short-Term Memory
NO. 79 Mathematical Models for Memory and Learning
NO. 82 Influence of Correlated Visual Cues on Auditory Signal Detection
NO. 88 The Effects of Reinforcement Interval on the Acquisition of Paired-Associate Responses
NO. 92 Models for Optimizing the Learning Process
NO. 93 Computer-assisted Instruction in Initial Reading: The Stanford Project
NO. 96 Multi-process Models for Memory with Applications to a Continuous Presentation Task
NO. 107 Some Two-process Models for Memory
NO. 110 Human Memory: A Proposed System and Its Control Processes
NO. 112 Spelling Drills Using a Computer-Assisted Instructional System
NO. 113 Instruction in Initial Reading Under Computer Control: the Stanford Project
NO. 114 Recall of Paired-Associates as a Function of Overt and Covert Rehearsal Procedures
NO. 117 Massed vs. Distributed Practice in Computerized Spelling Drills
NO. 119 Computer-Based Instruction in Initial Reading: A Progress Report on the Stanford Project
NO. 122 Computerized Instruction and the Learning Process
NO. 127 Some Speculations on Storage and Retrieval Processes in Long-Term Memory
NO. 138 Applications of Multiprocess Models for Memory to Continuous Recognition Tasks
NO. 139 Information Delay in Human Learning
NO. 140 Processing Time as Influenced by the Number of Elements in the Visual Display
NO. 145 Human Memory and the Concept of Reinforcement
NO. 149 Rehearsal Processes in Free Recall: A Procedure for Direct Observation
NO. 152 Memory Scans Based on Alternative Test Stimulus Representations
NO. 157 An Approach to the Psychology of Instruction
NO. 158 Instruction in Initial Reading under Computer Control: the Stanford Project
NO. 160 Test Stimulus Representation and Experimental Context Effects in Memory Scanning
NO. 164 Computer-assisted Instruction in Programming: AID
NO. 168 An Evaluation of the Stanford CAI Program in Initial Reading (Grades K through 3)
NO. 169 Memory Scanning for Words Versus Categories
NO. 173 The Control Processes of Short-term Memory
NO. 175 Cost and Performance of Computer-Assisted Instruction for Compensatory Education
NO. 177 Factors Influencing Speed and Accuracy of Word Recognition
NO. 184 Student Performance in Computer-assisted Instruction in Programming
NO. 187 Ingredients for a Theory of Instruction
NO. 194 Search and Decision Processes in Recognition Memory
NO. 204 Search Processes in Recognition Memory
NO. 207 Computer-assisted Instruction in Initial Reading
NO. 222 Comparison of student performance under three lesson-selection strategies in computer-assisted instruction
NO. 224 A mnemonic method for the acquisition of a second-language vocabulary
NO. 228 A Rationale and description of the BASIC instructional program
NO. 237 An application of the mnemonic keyword method to the acquisition of a Russian vocabulary
NO. 240 Adaptive instructional systems: Some attempts to optimize the learning process
NO. 249 Predicting reading achievement from measures available during computer-assisted instruction
NO. 252 Fact retrieval processes in human memory
NO. 253 Verification of algebra step problems: A chronometric study of human problem solving
NO. 256 Teaching a large Russian language vocabulary by the mnemonic keyword method
NO. 260 The computer as a tutorial laboratory: The Stanford BIP project
NO. 264 Application of learning models and optimization theory to problems of instruction