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Whalen, A., Maurits, L., Pacer M., Griffiths, T.L. (2014) Cultural Evolution with Sparse Testimony: when does the Cultural Ratchet Slip? Proceedings of the 35th Annual Cognitive Science Society. ( pdf )
Pacer, M., Williams, J., Xi, C., Lombrozo, T. and Griffiths. T.L. (2013). Evaluating computational models of explanation using human judgments. Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI 2013). ( pdf )
Pacer*, M. , Carstensen*, A. & Regier, T. (2012) Grounding spatial language in non-linguistic cognition. Proceedings of the 34th Annual Cognitive Science Society.
Pacer, M. & Griffiths, T. (2012) Elements of a rational framework for continuous-time causal inference. Proceedings of the 34th Annual Cognitive Science Society. ( pdf )
Pacer, M. & Griffiths, T. (2011) A rational model of causal induction with continuous causes. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, 24. ( pdf )
Pacer, M. & Ahn, W. (2011) Finding the Cause: Examining the Role of Qualitative Causal Inference through Categorical Judgments. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Cognitive Science Society.
* Shared first author.