Journal article

Intersubjectivity of measurement across the sciences

Andrew Maul, Luca Mari, Mark Wilson

MEASUREMENT | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

A critical condition for the quality of measurement results is that they be interpretable in the same way by everyone, even though they may have been obtained in different contexts by different individuals using different instruments: in other words, they should be subject-independent, or intersubjective. For both physical properties and psychosocial properties, intersubjectivity can be secured by establishing the metrological traceability of the measurement results to a measurement unit, and more generally to a set of reference properties, though at present such solutions are less commonly found in psychosocial applications. In this paper we describe traditional and newer solutions to the p..

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