10. The determination of measurement accuracy using information entropy

Mindaugas Rybokas1, Gintaras Dmitrijev2, Lauryna Šiaudinytė3, Domantas Bručas4

1, 2, 3Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Vilnius, Lithuania

4Space Science and Technology Institute, Vilnius, Lithuania

1Corresponding author

E-mail: 1rybokas@vgtu.lt, 2dmitgint@gmail.com, 3lauryna@inbox.lt, 4domka@ktv.lt

(Received 11 December 2012; accepted 4 March 2013)

Abstract. Most technical measuring and technological equipment, instruments and systems, such as having linear and circular scales, measuring transducers or numerically controlled machine tools have information measuring systems (IMS), that provide information on the position of the part of the machine or instrument and other measuring information. The IMS are calibrated against the reference standards of measure comparing their accuracy at some pitch of calibration. It depends on the adopted standards and methodical documentation of these machines or instruments.

Keywords: information measurement systems, assessment, information entropy.


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Cite this article

Rybokas Mindaugas, Dmitrijev Gintaras, Šiaudinytė Lauryna, Bručas Domantas The determination of measurement accuracy using information entropy. Journal of Measurements in Engineering, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 2013, p. 59‑62.


Journal of Measurements in Engineering. March 2013, Volume 1, Issue 1
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