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Learning Effects In ROC And Contrast Detail Observer Performance Testing With Medical Images
Author(s): C. A. Kelsey; R. D. Moseley; F. A. Mettler; J. F . Garcia
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Paper Abstract

Studies have been conducted to determine whether learning effects are present in contrast detail or receiver operating characteristic (ROC) observer performance tests. Anecdotal responses by more than 20 observers report the presence of learning in both types of observer performance tests. Such learning effects are reported to be strongest during viewing of the first few test im-ages. Detailed investigation of the responses from over 17,000 film readings failed to show a statistically significant learning effect.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1982
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0375, Medical Imaging and Image Interpretation, (1 November 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.934618
Show Author Affiliations
C. A. Kelsey, University of New Mexico (United States)
R. D. Moseley, University of New Mexico (United States)
F. A. Mettler, University of New Mexico (United States)
J. F . Garcia, University of New Mexico (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0375:
Medical Imaging and Image Interpretation
Judith M. S. Prewitt, Editor(s)

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