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Similarity and Categorization: Introduction


André Vandierendonck ,

University of Ghent, BE
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Jean-Pierre Thibaut

University of Liège, BE
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In this introduction the contributions of the present thematic issue are situated with respect to four different aspects of the similarity notion: the computational basis of similarity, constraints on similarity judgments by processes of selection and context-sensitivity, flexibility versus stability of similarity and the relationship of similarity to general background knowledge.

How to Cite: Vandierendonck, A. and Thibaut, J.-P., 1995. Similarity and Categorization: Introduction. Psychologica Belgica, 35(2-3), pp.81–84. DOI:
Published on 01 Jan 1995.
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