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Elementary signal detection theory

Author: Thomas D Wickens
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Detection theory has been applied to a host of varied problems (for example, measuring the accuracy of diagnostic systems or reliability of lie detection tests) and extends far beyond the detection of signals. This book is a primer on the subject.
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Wickens, Thomas D., 1942-
Elementary signal detection theory.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2002
(DLC) 00066540
(OCoLC)45388786
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas D Wickens
ISBN: 9780195357806 0195357809
OCLC Number: 666992808
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 262 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. The signal-detection model --
2. The equal-variance Gaussian model --
3. Operating characteristics and the Gaussian model --
4. Measures of detection performance --
5. Confidence ratings --
6. Forced-choice procedures --
7. Discrimination and identification --
8. Finite-state models --
9. Likelihoods and likelihood ratios --
10. Multidimensional stimuli --
11. Statistical treatment --
Appendix A summary of probability theory.
Responsibility: Thomas D. Wickens.

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