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The paper attempts to explain the concept of uncertainty, its importance in practice and its usefulness in characterising the quality of test results. It contains a proposal to establish the uncertainty of any measurement or test by comparison with a reference material or reference material value agreed upon as a result of an interlaboratory exercise.

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Authors: MARCHANDISE H, CEC Bruxelles (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: EUROLAB Workshop on Comparative Testing, Borås (SE), Sept. 26-27, 1991
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 36375 ORA
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