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|Author(s):||William T. Estler;|
|Title:||A Distribution-Independent Bound on the Level of Confidence in the Result of a Measurement|
|Published:||September 01, 1997|
|Abstract:||The Bienaym?-Chebyshev Inequality provides a quantitative bound on the level of confidence of a measurement with known combined standard uncertainty and assumed coverage factor. The result is independent of the detailed nature of the probability distribution that characterizes knowledge of the measurand.|
|Citation:||Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology|
|Pages:||pp. 587 - 588|
|Keywords:||level of confidence,measurement,probability,uncertainty|
|Research Areas:||Metrology, Manufacturing|
|PDF version:||Click here to retrieve PDF version of paper (29KB)|