This graph compar...
This graph compares different modalities, tests, or readers given a certain disease and patient population. The green curve represents a "better" test with a lower false positive rate at a given level of sensitivity (or a higher sensitivity at a given false positive rate). The green curve has a larger area under the curve (AUR). The grey line represents a worthless test that is no better than chance.
System: Breast
Section: Physics
Tag: statistics
Modality: Diagram

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  • Receiver operating characteristic curve - “ The receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve is a statistical relationship used frequently in radiology, particularly with regards to limits ...”

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