# The Measurement of Discriminability

@article{Grossman1955TheMO, title={The Measurement of Discriminability}, author={Edward R. Grossman}, journal={Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology}, year={1955}, volume={7}, pages={176 - 195} }

Abstract The need for a quantitative measure of “Discriminability” is pointed out. A formula is required which will enable one, knowing the physical measurements of a set of sensory signals, to predict the time taken by a human observer to recognize any one. Existing formulae relate to the two-choice threshold task and to very “easy” multi-choice ones. A more general treatment is attempted in order to cover the region between these two special cases. For the limited case of two-choice one…

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