Measurement Techniques

, Volume 43, Issue 6, pp 461–470 | Cite as

Accuracy problems and scale theory. Interpretation of measurement errors

  • L. Z. Dich
General Problems of Metrology and Measurement Technique
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Abstract

The possibility is considered of applying scale theory (representative theory) to the description of measurement accuracy. It is proposed that the measurement error should be considered as an independent object which is described by constructing its own scale which may not coincide with that constructed in order to describe the object of the measurement itself. It is noted that the thesaurus used in metrology needs to be extended.

Keywords

Measurement Procedure Functional Space Scale Theory Axiomatic Approach Representative Theory 

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