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Operational definition

"An operational definition is a procedure agreed upon for translation of a concept into measurement of some kind." - W.E.Deming

"There is no true value of any characteristic, state, or condition that is defined in terms of measurement or observation. Change of procedure for measurement (change of operational definition) or observation produces a new number." - W.E.Deming

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