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It only remains to describe it systematically. The simplest form of Regular Minimality is observed when x and y are mutual PSEs if and only if x = y. That is, x 6= y =) Ã (x; y) > max fÃ (x; x) ; Ã (y; y)g ; (8) or equivalently, x 6= y =) Ã (x; x) < min fÃ (x; y) ; Ã (y; x)g : (9) It is possible that in the case of discrete stimuli (such as letters of alphabet or Morse codes), Regular Minimality always holds in this form. In general, however, PSE function y = h (x) may deviate from the identity function.
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