Symmetric receiver operating characteristics

Peter R. Killeen, Thomas Taylor

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For receiver operating characteristic curves to be symmetric the signal distribution must be an orientation-reversing involution of the noise distribution on the strength axis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)432-434
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Mathematical Psychology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2004


  • ROC
  • Signal detection theory
  • Symmetry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)
  • Applied Mathematics

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