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Use of the measurement uncertainty when comparing measuring results against specified requirements

I.R. Szajniak
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Guides on the role of measurement uncertainty in conformity assessment decisions prepared by three international organizations are analyzed for different aspects related to the decisions. It is shown that formal implementation of statistical procedures for generation of measurement results, limits (requirements) and decision rules without investigation of their nature can lead to fallacies.
Keywords: measurand, measurement result, measurement uncertainty, GUM, conformity assessment