Measurement Errors in R

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Authors IƱaki Ucar, Edzer Pebesma, Arturo Azcorra
Journal/Conference Name R JOURNAL
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Paper Abstract This paper presents an R package to handle and represent measurements with errors in a very simple way. We briefly introduce the main concepts of metrology and propagation of uncertainty, and discuss related R packages. Building upon this, we introduce the errors package, which provides a class for associating uncertainty metadata, automated propagation and reporting. Working with errors enables transparent, lightweight, less error-prone handling and convenient representation of measurements with errors. Finally, we discuss the advantages, limitations and future work of computing with errors.
Date of publication 2019
Code Programming Language R
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