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Measurement : a very short introduction

D. J. Hand (Author)
"In this very short introduction, David J. Hand explains the common mathematical framework underlying all measurement, and describes the concepts and methods fundamental to measurement in all its forms. Following a brief historical account, he discusses the ways in which notions of measurement are central to science and technology, trade and commerce, manufacturing, and medicine."
Print Book, English, 2016
First edition View all formats and editions
Oxford University Press, Oxford, United Kingdom, 2016
127 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm.
9780198779568, 0198779569
A brief history
What is measurement?
Measurement in the physical sciences and engineering
Measurement in the life sciences, medicine, and health
Measurement in the behavioural sciences
Measurement in the social sciences, economics, business, and public policy
Measurement and understanding