Last edited 31 May 2021

Accuracy

Land measurement for planning and development purposes, Guidance Note, Global 1st edition, Published by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in May 2021, defines accuracy as: ‘…the degree to which the result of a measurement, calculation or specification conforms to the correct value or a standard. It should be understood by comparison with Precision.’

Where: ‘In survey measurement, precision relates to the degree to which repeated measurements show the same results. It should be understood by comparison with accuracy.’

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