Why do we care about measurement?

Kim R. Fowler, John Schmalzel

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Measurement must have meaning. It represents a substantive result with which the person who performs the measure can relate. In this paper, four case studies are considered to illustrate how meaning may be given to measurement. Each case study illustrate the measurement process and describe how the basic principles of understanding apply to give meaning to the process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)38-46
Number of pages9
JournalIEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Magazine
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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