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Q: Verbal logic, analysis of language for psychometric tests. ( No Answer,   0 Comments )
Subject: Verbal logic, analysis of language for psychometric tests.
Category: Science > Social Sciences
Asked by: vega999-ga
List Price: $20.00
Posted: 24 Nov 2005 09:22 PST
Expires: 22 Dec 2005 11:28 PST
Question ID: 597135
Hi, I am shortly to complete a number of psychometric tests. It is my
understanding that statements and arguments in language can be broken
down into a a kind of logical shorthand, so that when given a
statement and asked whether or not it is true, false or "you cannot
say" you can refer to your "flow-diagram" or symbolic shorthand of the
passage you have just analysed and provide a correct response.
I have about a week to perfect a shorthand way of analysing such
pieces of text. Ideally, I want a website, or if possible, a lengthy
email from someone who who can teach me a quick, robust symbolic code
to analyse short passages so that I can quickly compare a series of
statements against it to decide whether they are true, false or unable
to say.

I am a Ph.D. student in the biological sciences, so I feel I can
competently absorb new techniques but my philosophical background is
not particularly strong.

My thanks in advance.


Request for Question Clarification by pafalafa-ga on 24 Nov 2005 09:54 PST
I think you're asking about truth tables and Johnston Diagrams.

Take a look at this link:

and walk through the full tutorial.  

Let me know if that's what you're after.

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