The original understanding of the principles involved in arriving at a test result were more extensive than is in the current standard. It is the intent to incorporate two major new sections to this standard along with appropriate additions to the terminology and significance and use. 1. New sections discussing such ideas as underlying property, measure of interest, intended use and nature of the response including types of scales will be considered. 2. New sections related to tests involving Binary Observations and techniques for conversion to an numeric scale.
Keywordsobservation; test determination; test method; test result;