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A key point is that the new evidence measure can be calibrated on an absolute scale (like Kelvin's temperature), so that new data (from more coin flipping) can adjust the evidence plot in a consistent way.
The project includes: 850 new route sheets at an absolute scale of 1:5,000; integrated Spatial Analysis Techniques (ISAT) pipeline database in Oracle; and licensing of PipeView and SheetGen to maintain the ISAT data model and to generate new route sheets.
Cutoff Failures Nonfailures Percentile Cutoff Point 1989-93 1989-93 Absolute Scale -- 0 231 51 -- 1.
Finally, since relative grading (grading on a curve) is antithetical to cooperation as well as to striving for true excellence, students in the project are graded on an absolute scale.
Thus, Griffin's goal is not to justify a whole set of beliefs, but to discover a restricted set of highly reliable beliefs--"either high relative to other beliefs or high on some absolute scale of security of beliefs" (p.
This may be true, but it doe s not show that preference satisfaction cannot be measurable on an absolute scale.