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The Resource Indirect sampling, Pierre Lavallée, (electronic book)

Indirect sampling, Pierre Lavallée, (electronic book)

Label
Indirect sampling
Title
Indirect sampling
Statement of responsibility
Pierre Lavallée
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Following the classical sampling theory, the survey statistician selects samples of people, businesses or others, in order to obtain the desired information. Drawing the samples is usually done by randomly selecting from a list representing the target population. In practice, this list is often not available. At best, the statistician only has access to a different list, indirectly related to the targeted population. The example of a survey of children where the statistician only has a list of adult persons is a typical case. In this case, the statistician first draws a sample of adults, and for each selected adult, the statistician then identifies his/her children. The survey is done from the latter. This is what is called indirect sampling. When indirect sampling is used jointly with the sampling of clusters of persons (families, for example), many complications arise for the survey statistician. One of the complications relates to the computation of the estimates from the survey. The production of estimates of simple totals or means can then become nightmares for the survey statistician. To solve this problem, the author proposes a simple solution, easy to implement, that is called the generalised weight share method. This book is the reference on indirect sampling and the generalised weight share method. It contains the different developments done by the author on these subjects. The theory surrounding them is presented, but also different possible applications that drive its interest. The reader will find in this book the answer to questions that come, inevitably, when working in a context of indirect sampling."--Publisher description
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Cataloging source
GW5XE
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Lavallée, Pierre
Dewey number
519.5/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA276.6
LC item number
.L38 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Springer series in statistics
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Sampling (Statistics)
Label
Indirect sampling, Pierre Lavallée, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-242) and index
Color
multicolored
Control code
SPR525024979
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 245 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780387707822
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Indirect sampling, Pierre Lavallée, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-242) and index
Color
multicolored
Control code
SPR525024979
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 245 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780387707822
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote

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