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Signal detection theory

John C. Hancock

Signal detection theory

by John C. Hancock

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Statistical communication theory.,
  • Random noise theory.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[by] John C. Hancock [and] Paul A. Wintz.
    SeriesPurdue electrical engineering series, McGraw-Hill electronic sciences series
    ContributionsWintz, Paul A. joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK5102.5 .H3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination viii, 247 p.
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5989016M
    LC Control Number66019462
    OCLC/WorldCa1325648

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Originally developed for evaluation of electronic detection, detection theory was adopted by psychologists as a way to understand sensory decision making, then embraced by students of human by:   I would suggest that you use on-line tutorials on the subject first (Introduction and tutorial material) and then delve into the book.

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Recommended but now probably hard to by: N.A. Macmillan, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Signal detection theory (SDT) is a framework for interpreting data from experiments in which accuracy is measured.

In such experiments, two or more stimulus classes (signal and noise in a detection experiment, old and new items in a memory task) are sampled repeatedly, and an observer must. Purchase Statistical Theory of Signal Detection - 2nd Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNSignal detection theory, as its name implies, is the mathematical theory used to optimally detect signals embedded in noise.

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Tuzlukov At the present time there are many books and periodical articles devoted to signal detection, but many important problems remain to be solved. but also to improve the quality of signal detection in noise.

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Originally developed for evaluation of electronic detection, detection theory was adopted by psychologists as a way to understand sensory decision making, then embraced by students of human memory. The most comprehensive overview of signal detection available.

This is a thorough, up-to-date introduction to optimizing detection algorithms for implementation on digital computers. It focuses extensively on real-world signal processing applications, including state-of-the-art speech and communications technology as well as traditional sonar/radar systems.

Book Description. Using simplified notation and a practical approach, Detection Theory: Applications and Digital Signal Processing introduces the principles of detection theory, the necessary mathematics, and basic signal processing methods along with some recently developed statistical techniques.

"The book is devoted to a new generalized approach to signal detection theory, both general methods and experimental results with physical systems.

It contains seven chapters. In the first one a brief description of the basic tenets of classical detection theory is given. Introduction to Detection Theory (cont.) We wish to make a decision on a signal of interest using noisy measurements.

Statistical tools enable systematic solutions and optimal design. Application areas include: • Communications, • Radar and sonar, • Nondestructive evaluation (NDE) of materials, • Biomedicine, etc.

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The book provides extensive advice on the implications of SDT for research design. Thus, it may have greater utility than Green and Swets for readers who are more interested in practical issues than in the statistical theory behind SDT.

McNicol, D. A primer of signal detection theory. London: Allen & Unwin. E-mail Citation». Signals, Sound, and Sensation is a text about signals, audio, acoustics, and mainly psychoacoustics.

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The most common example is when I am waiting for some important phone call and I am taking a shower, water noise.Signal detection theory describes how an observer makes decisions about weak, uncertain, or ambiguous events or signals.

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