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Elementary signal detection theory

Author: Thomas D Wickens
Publisher: New York : Oxford Univ. Press, [ca. 2008]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats

How do humans discrimate ? And is it measurable ? In this book Thomas Wickens explains signal detection theory, which in essence, was divised to provide an explanation for the human ability to  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas D Wickens
ISBN: 9780195092509 0195092503
OCLC Number: 634711837
Description: XIII, 262 Seiten : Diagramme
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 ; A. A summary of probability theory ; References
Responsibility: Thomas D. Wickens.


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"This book contains the theoretical explications of the ways observers detect weak, uncertain, or ambiguous signals. It explains the math underlying the theory, and outlines its uses in measuring an Read more...

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