## Precision Measurement and Calibration: Statistical concepts and procedures, H. H. Ku, ed |

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accuracy adjusted analysis applied approximately associated assumed average calculated calibration combinations compared comparison computed concerned confidence confidence interval constant correct corresponding curve determinations discussed distribution effect equal estimate evaluation example experiment experimental factors Figure fitted four function give given important independent indicated individual involved known laboratory least less limits linear magnitude materials mean measurement process ment method normal objects observations obtained operation pair particular percent plotted points population possible practice precision present probability problem procedure quantity random range ratio readings reason reference relation relationship repeated reported respective sample scores selected shown shows single slope sources squares standard deviation statement stations statistical systematic error Table tion true uncertainty usually variables variance weight

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Page 45 - ON THE ALGEBRAICAL AND NUMERICAL THEORY OF ERRORS OF OBSERVATIONS AND THE COMBINATION OF OBSERVATIONS.

Page 72 - Manual on Quality Control of Materials (American Society for Testing and Materials, Philadephia, 1951).

Page 36 - It is another matter to formulate specific statements regarding these statistical characteristics of measurement processes. 4.2. 1 Precision — Precision may be stated in terms of an index of precision of the form ħa, where a is some positive number. The numerical value of a in any such index of precision will be smaller the more closely bunched are the individual measurements of a process. However, any such index must have a clearly understandable interpretation regarding variability of measurements....

Page 31 - Absolute certainty is a privilege of uneducated minds — and fanatics. It is, for scientific folk, an unattainable ideal.