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Decision processes in perception.
About 5 years ago, the theory of statistical decision was translated into a theory of signal detection. Expand
A decision-making theory of visual detection.
Signal Detection as a Function of Signal Intensity and Duration
The object of this study was to determine how signal amplitude and duration effect the detectability of a pure tone partially masked by random noise. If signal duration and amplitude are consideredExpand
Definitions of d′ and η as Psychophysical Measures
Because studies employing d′ and η are based on the theory of signal detectability, the theory is reviewed in sufficient detail for the purposes of definition. The efficiency, η, is defined as theExpand
  • W. P. Tanner
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • 1 January 1961
In this paper I am presenting an approach to the study of psychophybics that includes the use of mathematical models. While the individual experiments can each be interpreted as a contribution to anExpand
Theory of recognition.
The theory of statistical decision has previously been applied to the problem of sensory detection of signals. In this paper, the theory is expanded to treat a simple recognition problem. While theExpand
The human use of information-II: Signal detection for the case of an unknown signal parameter
Two specific cases of signal detection involving uncertainty in the frequency of a sound signal are compared with the case of the signal-known-exactly. Expand
A preliminary investigation of the relationship between visual fusion of intermittent light and intelligence.
Science, founded in 1880, is published each Friday by the American Association for the Advancement of Science at the Business Press, 10 McGovern Ave., Lancaster, Pa. Entered as second-class matter atExpand