Title

UTIL: A BASIC Program for Determining Optimal Cutting Scores Adjusted for Base Rates and Classification Utility

Document Type

Article

Department

Behavioral and Organizational Sciences (CGU), Psychology (Pitzer)

Publication Date

1983

Disciplines

Psychology | Social and Behavioral Sciences

Abstract

An interactive menu-driven BASIC program calculates the cutting score or scores for classifying cases into two groups to maximize classification utility. The user can specify base rates, means, and variances on the test score distributions, as well as the utility for each possible decision outcome. An interactive feature facilitates sensitivity analyses.

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© 1983 SAGE Publications

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