Constructed Scale

An attribute may have no natural scale by which its values may be objectively measured, in which case values are measured on a constructed scale (also called a subjective scale or subjective index). For example, there is no natural scale for measuring the aesthetic impact of establishing major facilities such as a nuclear power station or a shopping mall.

Synonyms

subjective scale; subjective index

Source Of Description

Malczewski 1999, p.115

Parent Categories

Measurement Scale

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Keith Reynolds

Last Updated

2008-06-06T00:00:00Z ^^ http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#dateTime

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