Measurement 14 (1):3-14 (1994)

The paper reviews the state and trends of Measurement and Instrumentation Science viewed broadly as the generic transferable principles of measurement, and of the instrumentation by which it is performed. It regards measurement as an information process and instruments as information machines. It treats Measurement and Instrumentation Science as a coherent part of the sciences of information, systems, and computing, with distinctive features which it discusses. The paper provides an analytical review of the development of Measurement and Instrumentation Science and provides references to key literature.
Keywords Measurement science  Measurement theory  Instrument science
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