An ontology of clocks

Daniel Franke dfoxfranke at
Fri Feb 19 23:12:52 UTC 2016

On 2/19/16, Gary E. Miller <gem at> wrote:
> No, resolution is the smallest time increment a clock can represent.
> Precision is a measure of the quality of the clock time.

I've seen "precision" used both ways by different authors, but I think
you're right that resolution is a better choice of terminology because
it avoids that ambiguity.

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