"The uncertainty about the accuracy of estimating the uncertainty of a class of events" (K. KRIPPENDORFF, 1986, p.49).
KRIPPENDORFF writes: "In information theory, meta-uncertainty is calculated on the probability distribution of possible samples drawn at random from a hypothetical universe having the same uncertainty or entropy as the sample actually observed… By the law of large numbers, meta-uncertainty decreases with increasing number of observations" (Ibid).
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