Re: SUO: Units of measure - representation of multipliers
Adam and Tim,
This is exactly the kind of issue that the lattice of theories
is designed to handle:
> I am keen to know that our vision includes both the
> house-wife's view of a kilogramme of apples and the rocket engineer's
> view of a kilogramme of fuel. However, both must be derivable from
> the same underlying framework that corresponds to the ISO standard for
> SI units of measure and the use (or otherwise) of the standard within
> the industrial contexts that lead to both the experiences above.
Another example is the physician's view of a medical problem and
the patient's view. Both must be mapped to one another at some
point, but they have different categories that don't mesh exactly.