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Detection theory : a user's guide

Author: Neil A Macmillan; C Douglas Creelman
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Detection Theory, Second Edition is an introduction to one of the most important tools for analysis of data where choices must be made and performance is not perfect. Originally developed for evaluation of electronic detection, detection theory was adopted by psychologists as a way to understand sensory decision making, then embraced by students of human memory. It has since been utilized in areas as diverse as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Einführung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil A Macmillan; C Douglas Creelman
ISBN: 0805842306 9780805842302 0805842314 9780805842319
OCLC Number: 54685784
Description: xix, 492 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The yes-no experiment : sensitivity --
2. The yes-no experiment : response bias --
3. The rating experiment and empirical ROCs --
4. Alternative approaches : threshold models and choice theory --
5. Classification experiments for one-dimensional stimulus sets --
6. Detection and discrimination of compound stimuli : tools for multidimensional detection theory --
7. Comparison (two-distribution) designs --
8. Classification designs : attention and interaction --
9. Classification designs for discrimination --
10. Identification of multidimensional objects and multiple observation intervals --
11. Adaptive methods for estimating empirical thresholds --
12. Components of sensitivity --
13. Statistics and detection theory.
Responsibility: Neil A. MacMillan, C. Douglas Creelman.
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