ERIC Number: EJ039273
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1971
A Note on "Accuracy" and "Precision"
Stallings, William M.; Gillmore, Gerald M.
Journal of Educational Measurement, 8, 2, 127-29, Sum 71
Advocates the use of precision" rather than accuracy" in defining reliability. These terms are consistently differentiated in certain sciences. Review of psychological and measurement literature reveals, however, interchangeable usage of the terms in defining reliability. (Author/GS)
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