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How measurement science can improve confidence in research results



Anne L. Plant, Chandler A. Becker, Robert J. Hanisch, Ronald F. Boisvert, Antonio M. Possolo, John T. Elliott


The concepts and methods of measurement science can help provide clarity in the definition of reproducibility and its role in the scientific process. The qualities of rigorous research include reproducibility as one component, but there are other important elements that should be considered when evaluating research results.


measurement science, reproducibility, uncertainty, VIM, peer review


Plant, A. , Becker, C. , Hanisch, R. , Boisvert, R. , Possolo, A. and Elliott, J. (2018), How measurement science can improve confidence in research results, Nature, [online], (Accessed May 27, 2024)


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Created April 23, 2018, Updated October 12, 2018