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The Resource Does measurement measure up? : how numbers reveal and conceal the truth, John M. Henshaw

Does measurement measure up? : how numbers reveal and conceal the truth, John M. Henshaw

Label
Does measurement measure up? : how numbers reveal and conceal the truth
Title
Does measurement measure up?
Title remainder
how numbers reveal and conceal the truth
Statement of responsibility
John M. Henshaw
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Henshaw, John M
Dewey number
530.8
Index
index present
LC call number
QA465
LC item number
.H46 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Measurement
  • Uncertainty (Information theory)
  • Knowledge, Theory of
Label
Does measurement measure up? : how numbers reveal and conceal the truth, John M. Henshaw
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-222) and index
Contents
Of love and luminescence : what, why, and how things get measured -- Doing the math : scales, standards, and some beautiful measurements -- The ratings game : "overall" measurements and rankings -- Measurement in business : what gets measured gets done -- Games of inches : sports and measurement -- Measuring the mind : intelligence, biology, and education -- Man : the measure of all things -- It's not just the heat, it's the humidity : global warming and environmental measurement -- Garbage in, garbage out : the computer and measurement -- How funny is that? Knowledge without measurement? -- Faith, hope, and love : the future of measurement--and of knowledge
Control code
ocm61724420
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 228 p.
Isbn
9780801883750
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2005027716
Label
Does measurement measure up? : how numbers reveal and conceal the truth, John M. Henshaw
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-222) and index
Contents
Of love and luminescence : what, why, and how things get measured -- Doing the math : scales, standards, and some beautiful measurements -- The ratings game : "overall" measurements and rankings -- Measurement in business : what gets measured gets done -- Games of inches : sports and measurement -- Measuring the mind : intelligence, biology, and education -- Man : the measure of all things -- It's not just the heat, it's the humidity : global warming and environmental measurement -- Garbage in, garbage out : the computer and measurement -- How funny is that? Knowledge without measurement? -- Faith, hope, and love : the future of measurement--and of knowledge
Control code
ocm61724420
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 228 p.
Isbn
9780801883750
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2005027716

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