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Signal Detection Methods For Evaluating Components In Hybrid Information Extraction Systems
Author(s): B. R. Hunt
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we suggest objective methodology for evaluating tradeoffs between optical/digital components in a hybrid processor. This methodology is based upon signal detection theory as a means of evaluating component performance in specific tasks. Two signal detec-tion tasks are hypothesized and discussed, and we demonstrate that an assumed advantage of a digital system, precision or low-noise, is less important when realistic data sources are considered.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 November 1977
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0117, Data Extraction and Classification from Film, (22 November 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955652
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B. R. Hunt, University of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0117:
Data Extraction and Classification from Film
Robert D. Leighty, Editor(s)

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