In Chapter 3 we described several analyses that can be used to summarize the performances of the individual tests and the interdependencies among the tests from a data base containing test results on objects with known properties. With the availability of this summary information, whether it is obtained from the preliminary analyses or from other sources, we are now in a position to try to determine which combination of tests would be best to use for a given decision problem.
KeywordsDecision Maker Dynamic Programming Decision Rule Prior Probability Majority Rule
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