Analyzing numerical responses
AbstractWe analyze the structure of the numerical responses of persons connected with money and present a mental model together with its connection to fuzzy theory. The numerical response is one single number containing information about the value and the exactness of a variable. We test the rules describing the process, generating these responses experimentally as well as using examples from w personal questionnaire, and provide further empirical evidence. The simultaneous determination of the value and exactness of a response resulting in one number causes severe problems in using these responses as input to decision models. We propose a pre-analysis of the data with the rules provided in this paper.