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School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences - The University of Texas at Dallas

Hervé Abdi


Hervé Abdi
















About Hervé Abdi



Research Interests


My research is organized around three areas: psychology of memory, neural networks, and statistics. The psychology of memory research is mainly directed toward the modeling of long term semantic memory (e.g., scripts, schema, concepts) and memory for faces. The neural networks research is directed at finding a generalization of auto-associative networks and to the analysis of the statistical properties of connectionist models. My work with statistics is oriented towards two domains: analysis of variance (experimental design) and analysis of qualitative data (correspondence analysis, additive tree analysis).


Recent Publications


St-Laurent M., Abdi, H., Bondad A., & Buchsbaum, B.R. (2014). Memory reactivation in healthy aging: evidence of stimulus-specific dedifferentiation. The Journal of Neuroscience, 34, 4175-4186.


Beaton, D., Chin Fatt C.R., & Abdi, H. (2014). An ExPosition of multivariate analysis with the Singular Value Decomposition in R. Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 72, 176-189.


Abdi, H., Chin, W.W., Esposito Vinzi, V., Russolillo, G., & Trinchera, L. (2013). New Perspectives in Partial Least Squares and Related Methods. New York: Springer Verlag.


Abdi, H., Williams, L.J., & Valentin, D. (2013). Multiple factor analysis: Principal component analysis for multi-table and multi-block data sets. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics, 5, 149-179.