A System of related measures that facilitates the quantification of an Attribute.

Alternative Names

Concept Number: *095
English Master: Metric
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: none


The Metric may be composed of one or more Measure dimensions or characteristics.
For example “Mean time between failure in operation” – has 3 defining Concepts – “time”, “failure” and “in operation”. This includes one “measure” (time).

A Complex Attribute specification, meaning one defined with a set of several Scales of Measure, is also a Metric expression. There is no implication that a Metric is “Elementary” (that it has only a single Scale).

A “Scale (of Measure)” Parameter, or a set of them, is the way we specify metrics in Planguage.




Type [Metric *095]: Numeric Value.

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Created by system. Last Modification: Saturday 09 of November, 2013 20:25:57 CET by Adore Shuko.