Alex Petrov's Publication List

This page lists the publications of Alexander Petrov as of November 2016 in reverse chronological order. Alternative lists organized by topic or by outlet type are also available. Reprints, data sets, and software can be downloaded from the corresponding project pages.

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From 2015 to present

Hayes, T. & Petrov, A. (2016a)
Mapping and correcting the influence of gaze position on pupil size measurements. Behavior Research Methods, 48 (2), 510-527. Award: Best Article of the Year.
Abstract Reprint (pdf)
Hayes, T. & Petrov, A. (2016b)
Pupil diameter tracks the exploration-exploitation tradeoff during analogical reasoning and explains individual differences in fluid intelligence. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28 (2), 308-318.
Abstract Reprint (pdf)
Hayes, T., Petrov, A. & Sederberg, P. (2015)
Do We Really Become Smarter When Our Fluid-Intelligence Test Scores Improve? Intelligence, 48 (1), 1-14.
Abstract Reprint (pdf) Companion article
Sawada, T. & Petrov, A. A. (2015)
A study of the role of the maintained-discharge parameter in the divisive normalization model of V1 neurons. In A. Rodriguez-Sanchez & J. Symons (Eds.), Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Computational Models of the Visual Cortex: Hierarchies, Layers, Sparsity, Saliency and Attention (pp. 1-4). Springer.
Abstract Preprint (pdf)

From 2010 to 2014

O'Reilly, R. C., Petrov, A. A., Cohen, J. C., Lebiere, C. J., Herd, S. A., & Kriete, T. (2014)
How Limited Systematicity Emerges: A Computational Cognitive Neuroscience Approach. In P. Calvo & J. Symons (Eds.), The architecture of cognition: Rethinking Fodor and Pylyshyn's Systematicity Challenge (pp. 191-226). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Abstract Reprint (pdf) Searchable preprint (pdf) Purchase on Amazon
Petrov, A. A. (2013)
Associative Memory-Based Reasoning: A Computational Model of Analogy-Making in a Decentralized Multi-Agent Cognitive Architecture. Saarbrücken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN 978-3-659-26248-7.
Abstract Full text (pdf) Purchase on Amazon
Petrov, A. & Van Horn, N. (2012)
Motion aftereffect duration is not changed by perceptual learning: Evidence against the representation modification hypothesis. Vision Research, 61, 4-14.
Abstract Reprint (pdf) Matlab report (html)
Petrov, A., Van Horn, N. & Todd, J. (2011)
The visual identification of relational categories. Journal of Vision, 11 (12:11), 1-11, http://www.journalofvision.org/11/12/11/.
Abstract Reprint (pdf)
Hayes, T., Petrov, A. & Sederberg, P. (2011)
A novel method for analyzing sequential eye movements reveals strategic influence on Raven's Advanced Progressive Matrices. Journal of Vision, 11 (10:10), 1-11, http://www.journalofvision.org/11/10/10/.
Abstract Reprint (pdf) Matlab report (html) Companion article
Petrov, A., Van Horn, N., & Ratcliff, R. (2011)
Dissociable perceptual learning mechanisms revealed by diffusion-model analysis. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18(3), 490-497.
Abstract Reprint (pdf) Supplement (pdf) Matlab report (html)
Petrov, A. (2011)
Category rating is based on prototypes and not instances: Evidence from feedback-dependent context effects. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 37 (2), 336-356.
Abstract Reprint (pdf) Data
Petrov, A. & Hayes, T. R. (2010)
Asymmetric transfer of perceptual learning of luminance- and contrast-modulated motion. Journal of Vision, 10(14): 11, 1-22, http://www.journalofvision.org/10/14/11/.
Abstract Reprint (pdf) Matlab reports (html)
Petrov, A., Jilk, D., & O'Reilly, R. (2010)
The Leabra architecture: Specialization without modularity. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 33 (4), 286-287.
Abstract Reprint (pdf)

From 2005 to 2009

Petrov, A. (2009)
Symmetry-based methodology for decision-rule identification in same-different experiments. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 16(6), 1011-1025.
Abstract Reprint (pdf)
Jeter, P. E., Dosher, B. A., Petrov, A., & Lu, Z.-L. (2009)
Task precision at transfer determines specificity of perceptual learning. Journal of Vision, 9(3): 1, 1-13, http://www.journalofvision.org/9/3/1/.
Abstract Reprint (pdf)
Petrov, A. (2008a)
Additive or multiplicative perceptual noise? Two equivalent forms of the ANCHOR model. Journal of Social & Psychological Sciences, 1(2), 123-143.
Abstract Reprint (pdf)
Petrov, A. (2008b)
Relational priming plays a supporting but not leading role in adult analogy-making. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31(4), 392-393.
Abstract Reprint (pdf)
Petrov, A., Dosher, B., & Lu, Z.-L. (2006)
Perceptual Learning Without Feedback in Non-Stationary Contexts: Data and Model. Vision Research, 46(19), 3177-3197.
Abstract Reprint (pdf) Data sets Software
Petrov, A. (2006)
Computationally efficient approximation of the base-level learning equation in ACT-R. In D. Fum, F. del Missier, & A. Stocco (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2006 Seventh International Conference on Cognitive Modeling
Brief description Reprint (pdf) Software
Petrov, A. (2006)
Bayesian method for repeated threshold estimation [Abstract]. In Proceedings of the 2006 Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society.
Abstract Slides (pdf) Handout (pdf)
Petrov, A., Dosher, B., & Lu, Z.-L. (2005)
The Dynamics of Perceptual Learning: An Incremental Reweighting Model. Psychological Review, 112(4), 715-743.
Abstract Reprint (pdf) Data sets Software
Petrov, A. & Anderson, J. R. (2005)
The Dynamics of Scaling: A Memory-Based Anchor Model of Category Rating and Absolute Identification. Psychological Review, 112(2), 383-416.
Abstract Reprint (pdf) ANCHOR Project Software
Petrov, A. (2005)
Bayesian method for repeated threshold estimation [Abstract]. In Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology.
Abstract Slides (pdf)
Jeter, P., Dosher, B., Petrov, A., & Lu, Z.-L. (2005)
Identical transfer of perceptual learning following easy and difficult task training [Abstract]. Journal of Vision, 5(8), 710a, http://www.journalofvision.org/5/8/710/. (Poster presented at the 2005 Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society)
Abstract Poster (pdf)

From 2000 to 2004

Petrov, A. (2004)
Non-Stationary Response Distribution: A Telltale Sign of the Dynamics of Category Rating. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 9, 4097.
Abstract Poster (pdf) ANCHOR Project Software
Petrov, A., Dosher, B., & Lu, Z.-L. (2004)
Comparable perceptual learning with and without feedback in non-stationary context: Data and model [Abstract]. Journal of Vision, 4(8), 306a, http://journalofvision.org/4/8/306/. (Poster presented at the 2004 Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society)
Abstract Poster (pdf) Data
Petrov, A. (2004)
The Dynamics of Direct Psychophysical Scaling: A Memory-Based Model. [Abstract]. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 49 (1), 90-91.
Abstract Slides (pdf) ANCHOR Project Software
Petrov, A., Dosher, B., & Lu, Z.-L. (2003)
A computational model of perceptual learning through incremental channel re-weighting predicts switch costs in non-stationary contexts [Abstract]. Journal of Vision, 3(9), 670a, http://journalofvision.org/3/9/670/. (Poster presented at the 2003 Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society)
Abstract Poster (pdf) Data
Petrov, A. (2003)
Additive or Multiplicative Perceptual Noise? Two Equivalent Forms of the ANCHOR Model. In R. Alterman & D. Kirsh (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth Annual Conference the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 922-927). Hillsdale, NJ: LEA.
Abstract Preprint (pdf) ANCHOR Project Software
Petrov, A. (2003)
ANCHOR: A Dynamic, Memory-Based Model of Psychophysical Scaling. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 8, 4111.
Abstract ANCHOR Project Software
Petrov, A., Dosher, B., & Lu, Z.-L. (2003)
A computational model of perceptual learning through incremental channel re-weighting predicts switch costs in non-stationary contexts [Abstract]. In Proceedings of the Fifth UCI Neuroscience Symposium (abstract 25). University of California, Irvine.
Abstract Slides (pdf)
Kokinov, B. & Petrov, A. (2001)
Integrating memory and reasoning in analogy-making: The AMBR model. In D. Gentner, K. Holyoak, & B. Kokinov (Eds.), The analogical mind: Perspectives from cognitive science (pp. 59-124). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Abstract Excerpts Preprint (pdf)
Petrov, A. (2001)
Fitting the ANCHOR Model to Individual Data: A Case Study in Bayesian Methodology. In E. M. Altmann, A. Cleeremans, C. D. Schunn, & W. D. Gray (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2001 Fourth International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 175-180). Mahwah, NJ: LEA.
Abstract Preprint (pdf) Slides (pdf) ANCHOR Project Software
Petrov, A. & Anderson, J. R. (2000)
ANCHOR: A Memory-Based Model of Category Rating. In L. R. Gleitman & A. K. Joshi (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Annual Conference the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 369-374). Hillsdale, NJ: LEA.
Abstract Full text Preprint (pdf) Slides (pdf) ANCHOR Project Software
Kokinov, B. & Petrov, A. (2000)
Dynamic extension of episode representation in analogy-making in AMBR. In L. R. Gleitman & A. K. Joshi (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Annual Conference the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 274-279). Hillsdale, NJ: LEA.
Abstract Preprint (pdf)

From 1995 to 1999

Petrov, A. & Kokinov, B. (1999)
Processing symbols at variable speed in DUAL: Connectionist activation as power supply. In Proceedings of the Sixteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (vol. 2, pp. 846-851).
Abstract Full text Preprint (pdf)
Petrov, A. & Kokinov, B. (1998)
Mapping and access in analogy-making: Independent or interactive? A Simulation Experiment with AMBR. In K. Holyoak, D. Gentner, & B. Kokinov (Eds.), Advances in analogy research: Integration of theory and data from the cognitive, computational, and neural sciences (pp. 124-134). Sofia: NBU Press.
Abstract Full text Preprint (pdf)
Petrov, A. (1998)
A dynamic emergent computational model of analogy-making based on decentralized representations. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Overview Thesis (pdf) Book preface Book (pdf)
Kokinov, B., Nikolov, V., & Petrov, A. (1996)
Dynamics of emergent computation in DUAL. In A. Ramsay (Ed.), Artificial intelligence: Methodology, systems, applications (pp. 303-311). Amsterdam: IOS Press.
Abstract Preprint (pdf)
Andonova, E., Gerganov, E., Petrov, A., & Misheva, A. (1996)
Sentence interpretation in Bulgarian. (Tech. Rep. No. NBU-COG-96-1). Sofia: New Bulgarian University, Department of Cognitive Science and Psychology.
Alexandrova, B., Terzieva, M., Petrov, A., Tarnev, I. & Mavlov, L. (1996)
[A study of visuo-perceptive and imagery abilities. I: Assessment of visuo-perceptive abilities] (In Bulgarian). Bulgarian Journal of Psychology, 3, 76-91.
Abstract Reprint (pdf)
Terzieva, M., Alexandrova, B., Petrov, A., Tarnev, I. & Mavlov, L. (1996)
[A study of visuo-perceptive and imagery abilities. II: Assessment of mental-image generation and transformation] (In Bulgarian). Bulgarian Journal of Psychology, 4, ??-??.

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