Shepard, Roger N(ewland)

Shepard, Roger N(ewland)
born Jan. 30, 1929, Palo Alto, Calif., U.S.

U.S. psychologist and cognitive scientist.

He received a Ph.D. from Yale University and later worked at Bell Laboratories (1958–66) and taught at Stanford University (from 1968). He is known for his work in multidimensional scaling, the use of spatial models to show similarities and dissimilarities among data. He has also examined the phenomena of "mental rotation," a form of image transformation. He received the National Medal of Science in 1995.

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Universalium. 2010.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Shepard, Roger N(ewland) — (30 ene. 1929, Palo Alto, Cal. EE.UU.). Psicólogo y científico cognitivo estadounidense. Obtuvo su Ph.D. en la Universidad de Yale y posteriormente trabajó en los Laboratorios Bell (1958–66). A partir de 1968 ejerció la docencia en la Universidad …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Shepard — Shepard, Alan Bartlett * * * (as used in expressions) Shepard, Alan B(artlett), Jr. Shepard, Roger N(ewland) Shepard, Sam Samuel Shepard Rogers …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Roger — (as used in expressions) Ascham, Roger Bacon, Roger Baldwin, Roger (Nash) Bannister, Sir Roger (Gilbert) Casement, Sir Roger (David) Clemens, (William) Roger Pierre Roger Corman, Roger (William) Cray, Seymour R(oger) Fenton, Roger Fry, Roger… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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