Measurement Uncertainty

In metrology, measurement uncertainty is a non-negative parameter characterizing the dispersion of the values attributed to a measured quantity. The uncertainty has a probabilistic basis and reflects incomplete knowledge of the quantity. All measurements are subject to uncertainty and a measured value is only complete if it is accompanied by a statement of the associated uncertainty. Fractional uncertainty is the measurement uncertainty divided by the measured value.

Codex has guidelines on Measurement Uncertainty, CAC/GL 54-2004.

Read more about Measurement Uncertainty:  Background, Random Errors and Systematic Errors, GUM Approach, Measurement Model, Propagation of Distributions, Type A and Type B Evaluation of Uncertainty, Sensitivity Coefficients, Stages of Uncertainty Evaluation, Models With Any Number of Output Quantities, Joint Committee For Guides in Metrology, Alternative Perspective

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