Measurement scales on the continuum.

  title={Measurement scales on the continuum.},
  author={R. Duncan Luce and Louis Narens},
  volume={236 4808},
In a seminal article in 1946, S. S. Stevens noted that the numerical measures then in common use exhibited three admissible groups of transformations: similarity, affine, and monotonic. Until recently, it was unclear what other scale types are possible. For situations on the continuum that are homogeneous (that is, objects are not distinguishable by their… CONTINUE READING