[EM] Majority Judgment v. RCIPE version 2 (Richard Lung)

Kristofer Munsterhjelm km_elmet at t-online.de
Sun Aug 15 12:39:15 PDT 2021

On 15.08.2021 20:59, Richard Lung wrote:
> Thank you, Steve, 
> What I think is what others have already said, namely that a scale of
> category grades is a step back from an ordinal scale. On the four scales
> of measurement given by S S Stevens (in Science, in the 1940s) the
> classificatory or categorical scale is the least powerful or accurate.
> The ordinal scale is a step up in precision. (The interval and ratio
> scales come next.) The power of the ratio scale  can replace majority
> counts with proportional counts (if done reasonably well as in
> Cambridge, Mass.)
> Regards,
> Richard Lung.

The grades in MJ are equipped with an order (e.g. "Excellent" is better
than "Good"), so aren't MJ grades also ordinal?


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