Signal Detection Theory and Roc Analysis in Psychology and Diagnostics: Collected Papers

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nomena that depend directly on these fundamental processes. In several problem areas in psychology, effects that were supposed to reflect properties of the discrimination process have been shown by the ROC analysis to reflect instead properties of the decision process.

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