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Some methodological questions concerning free-response receiver operating characteristic analysis as a method for assessing image quality in radiology
Author(s): Michael B. Harrington
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Paper Abstract

This paper raises methodological questions concerning Free-Response Receiver Operating Characteristic (FROC) analysis as used to judge the quality of images in radiology. This paper has three purposes: describing FROC analysis as used in the literature; discussing whether FROC methods achieve their objectives; and identifying several methodological shortcomings in FROC at the present state of the art that must be solved if FROC is to be fully useful.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1232, Medical Imaging IV: Image Capture and Display, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18841
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Michael B. Harrington, MITRE Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1232:
Medical Imaging IV: Image Capture and Display
Yongmin Kim, Editor(s)

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