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

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Subject Index
A
A or Az (index of discrimination acuity), 3, 5, 34, 44, 54, 87-88, 90-91, 97, Chapter 4, 156-157, 175, 192, 196, 214-215, 231, 235, 240-247, 253-254, 271
Acceptance Criterion (in retrieval systems), see also Decision Criterion, 205, 210-211
Accuracy, xv
Constant, 54
From ROC, Chapter 3
Measures, Chapter 3
Qualifications, 111-115, 120 (Notes 42- 45)
of Diagnostic System, 59, 65, Chapters 4, 6-11
of Tracking, 275
Alternative Hypothesis, 2, 16, 17, 18, 67
Animal Psychophysics, 28, 41-42
A posterior Probability, see Probability, Posterior
Aptitude Testing, 3, 48-52, 54, 108-109, 112-115, 119 (Notes 21-24), 145, Chapter 10
Arthur D. Little Retrieval Data, 225-233
Attention, 27
B
Base Rates, see Probability, Prior
Bayes' Theorem, 271
Benefits and Costs, see Costs and Benefits
β, or Beta (index of decision criterion), 3, 20, 22-24, 157, 253
Optimal, 97, 127-128, 157, 254
Bonus Scheme, 274-275, 283-287
Bsip (slope of binormal ROC), 240-244
C
c (index of decision criterion), 23
Case Materials (for evaluations of medical tests), 170-171
Catch Trial, 14
Checklist (of perceptual features) 185, 187- 189, 196, 201-203
X2 (Chi Square), 37, 106, 176-177, 236, 240
Classification of Signal, 151, 179-180, 265
Communications Theory, 15
Computed Tomography, Chapter 7
Computer Program for ROC Indices Estimation, 105-106, 157, 175, 190, 192, 240, Appendix
Conceptual Judgment, 7, 28, 38, 42, 43
Consensus Meeting, 188
Correct Rejection, see True-Negative Response/Probability
Correction for Chance Success, see also Guessing, 4, 13, 14, 15, 24, 26, 81
Correction for Restriction in Range, 119 (Note 21), 238-240, 244-245

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Scientific Psychology Series ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Introduction xiii
  • I - Theory, Data, and Measures 1
  • 1 - The Relative Operating Characteristic in Psychology 7
  • Summary 28
  • References and Notes 29
  • 2 - Form of Empirical Rocs in Discrimination and Diagnostic Tasks 31
  • References 56
  • 3 - Indices of Discrimination or Diagnostic Accuracy 59
  • References 95
  • II - Accuracy and Efficacy of Diagnoses 97
  • 4 - Measuring the Accuracy of Diagnostic Systems 99
  • Concluding Remarks 115
  • References and Notes 116
  • 5 - Choosing the Right Decision Threshold in High-Stakes Diagnostics 121
  • Concluding Remarks 140
  • References 141
  • III - Applications in Various Diagnostic Fields 143
  • 6 - Medical Imaging Techniques: A Review 147
  • Summary 164
  • References 165
  • 7 - Medical Imaging Techniques: An Illustrative Study 169
  • 8 - Enhancing and Evaluating Diagnostic Accuracy 185
  • References 199
  • Appendix a Feature List 199
  • Appendix B Checklist 201
  • 9 - Information Retrieval Methods 205
  • Appendix a Feature List 233
  • 10 - Predictive Validities of Aptitude Tests 235
  • References 248
  • 11 - Accuracy and Response Bias in Survey Research 249
  • Conclusions 267
  • References 267
  • 12 - System Operator Response to Warnings of Danger 269
  • References 290
  • Appendix: Computer Programs for Fitting Rocs 293
  • Author Index 295
  • Subject Index 303
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