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IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference Sensing, Processing, Networking. IMTC Proceedings
This paper presents a general object-oriented model for measurement systems. The limitations of the conventional function-oriented models are examined in the light of the generalized concept of measurement and its theoretical framework proposed previously by the authors. The proposed model identifies five classes of objects, i.e., measured object, measuring instrument, reference standard, human observer, and operating environment. Each is characterized by its own attributes and operations ordoi:10.1109/imtc.1997.604040 fatcat:lsbkyobirjc6tdsg3iggb3ohge