Measurement: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by David J. Hand
English | September 29th, 2016 | ASIN: B01LLWC65M, ISBN: 0198779569 | 144 pages | EPUB | 1.80 MB
Measurement is a fundamental concept that underpins almost every aspect of the modern world. It is central to the sciences, social sciences, medicine, and economics, but it affects everyday life. We measure everything - from the distance of far-off galaxies to the temperature of the air, levels of risk, political majorities, taxes, blood pressure, IQ, and weight.