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Behavioral sciences and auto-transformations of functions

Alexander Harin

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: The two goals of the present article are: 1) To define transformations (named here as auto-transformations) of the probability density functions of random variables (or other functions) into similar functions having smaller sizes of their domains. 2) To research and outline basic features of these transformations. In particular, auto-transformations from infinite to finite domains are analyzed. The goals are caused by the well-known problems of behavioral sciences.

Keywords: probability; variance; noise; bias; measurement; utility theory; prospect theory; behavioral economics; psychology; decision sciences; social sciences (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C0 C02 C1 C18 D8 D81 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020-03-25
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