Fresh Thinking by Optiro
11 - QAQC - going deeper on accuracy and precision (part 1)
May 13, 2019 · 13 min
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It's time to go deeper on accuracy and precision in the context of quality control of geological data. In the first half of this two-part series, we explore the subject of accuracy: Optiro's Principal Consultant Paul Blackney explains the difference between the two concepts and then illustrates what accuracy means in practice in mining.

In this episode:

0:54 What's the difference between accuracy and precision? 5:12 Why are the accuracy and precision of geological data so important? 7:09 How do we know we have an acceptable accuracy for sample grade data? 9:50 Not everything goes to plan. What can you do if your grade control accuracy doesn't meet your expectations? 

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