Error, Accuracy, and Precision

Full Table of Contents

Top of Module
 
 The Importance of Error, Accuracy, and Precision
 
  2  Some Basic Definitions

  3  Types of Error
 
  4  Sources of Inaccuracy and Imprecision

  5  The Problems of Propagation and Cascading

  6  Beware of False Accuracy and Precision!
 
  7  The Dangers of Undocumented Data
 
  8  The Principles of Managing Error

  9  References and Further Reading
 
10.  Examination and Study Questions