Signal Detection Theory: Man vs Machine

Posted by Kyle Redinger on Oct 29, 2013 4:01:00 AM

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Here are my slides from Strata NYC 2013 on Signal Detection Theory. In summary, humans are much better than computers at detecting unknown patterns in a visual data set, but, like computers we have our shortcomings.

We need to optimize inputs for humans so they are fast and efficient in detecting patterns, especially with the coming data tsunami.

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