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What does PFA stand for?

PFA stands for Probability of False Alarm


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Presbyterian Fellowship of Australia (religious group)
Presidential Families of America (est. 1995)
Press Foundation of Asia
Pretty Freaking Awesome (Internet slang)
Prevention of Food Adulteration Act (India)
Primary Feed Antenna
Prime Factor Algorithm
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Priority Funding Area
Private Facility Access (Hekimian)
Process Flow Analysis
Production Flow Analysis (computer integrated manufacturing)
Professional Financial Advisor
Professional Footballers Association
Profunda Femoris Artery
Progressive Fast Analysis (Exxon Mobil Corp.)
Project Finance Advisory
Prosperity for All (various locations)
Protected Forest Area (various locations)
Protection From Abuse

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Performance standards for detector systems often include requirements for probability of detection and probability of false alarm at a specified level of statistical confidence.
Software effectively fuses the individual sensor data to determine whether a biological cloud is present, increasing the probability of detection, while minimizing the probability of false alarms (a single sensor cannot cause a system-wide alarm).
We find that the probability of false alarms is minimized at around Risk Index = 1.

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