Comment to: L. Mari “Is our understanding of measurement evolving?”

Franco Pavese

Abstract


The present contribution is a comment which addresses the paper published in this Journal “Is our understanding of measurement evolving?” and authored by Luca Mari. This Technical Note concerns specific parts of that paper, namely the statements: “doubt: isn’t metrology a ‘real’ science? ... Metrology is a social body of knowledge”, “Measurements are aimed at attributing values to properties: since values are information entities, any measurement must then include an informational component” and “What sufficient conditions characterise measurement as a specific kind of property evaluation?”, and discusses alternatives.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21014/acta_imeko.v11i2.1246