Statistics and the Theory of Measurement

  title={Statistics and the Theory of Measurement},
  author={D. J. HANDt},
  • D. J. HANDt
  • Published 2010
Just as there are different interpretations of probability, leading to different kinds of inferential statements and different conclusions about statistical models and questions, so there are different theories of measurement, which in turn may lead to different kinds of statistical model and possibly different conclusions. This has led to much confusion and a long running debate about when different classes of statistical methods may legitimately be applied. This paper outlines the major… CONTINUE READING

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