measurement scale

a concept in Ontology of units of Measure (OM) 1.8

Measurement scales are concepts used for the expression of quantities. Four types of measurement scales are: nominal scales, ordinal scales, interval scales and ratio scales. The latter two scales are also called cardinal scales. An example of a scale is the Celsius scale, a temperature scale.

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Properties of measurement scale

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  • Measurement scales are concepts used for the expression of quantities. Four types of measurement scales are: nominal scales, ordinal scales, interval scales and ratio scales. The latter two scales are also called cardinal scales. An example of a scale is the Celsius scale, a temperature scale. [en]

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  • measurement scale [en]

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  • scale [en]