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  • Vol. 71, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1981
  • pp: 783–785

Absolute threshold: analysis in terms of uncertainty

Theodore E. Cohn  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 71, Issue 6, pp. 783-785 (1981)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.71.000783


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Abstract

Uncertainty, the inability to know or to make use of information regarding the parameters of a luminance stimulus to be detected, is herein shown by simulation to (1) steepen the frequency-of-seeing curve and (2) cause psychophysical estimates of quantum efficiency to be too low.

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Theodore E. Cohn, "Absolute threshold: analysis in terms of uncertainty," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 71, 783-785 (1981)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-71-6-783

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