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Elementary Signal Detection Theory - Wickens, Thomas D
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Signal detection theory, as developed in electrical engineering and based on statistical decision theory, was first applied to human sensory discrimination about 40 years ago. The theory's intent was to explain how humans discriminate and how we might use reliable measures to quantify this ability. An interesting finding of this work is that decisions are involved even in the simplest of discrimination tasks-say, determining whether or not a sound has been heard (a yes-no decision). Detection theory has been applied to a ...

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Elementary Signal Detection Theory 2001, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195092509

Hardcover