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Sampling (Statistics)

  • Randomized Response and Indirect Questioning Techniques in Surveysby Arijit Chaudhuri

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 115.95

    For surveys involving sensitive questions, randomized response techniques (RRTs) and other indirect questions are helpful in obtaining survey responses while maintaining the privacy of the respondents. Written by one of the leading experts in the world on RR, Randomized Response and Indirect Questioning Techniques in Surveys describes the current... more...

  • Incomplete Categorical Data Designby Guo-Liang Tian; Man-Lai Tang

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 94.95

    Respondents to survey questions involving sensitive information, such as sexual behavior, illegal drug usage, tax evasion, and income, may refuse to answer the questions or provide untruthful answers to protect their privacy. This creates a challenge in drawing valid inferences from potentially inaccurate data. Addressing this difficulty, non-randomized... more...

  • Small Area Estimationby J. N. K. Rao; Isabel Molina

    Wiley 2015; US$ 110.00 US$ 95.33

    Praise for the First Edition "This pioneering work, in which Rao provides a comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of small area estimation, will become a classic.... I believe that it has the potential to turn small area estimation...into a larger area of importance to both researchers and practitioners."; —Journal of the American... more...

  • Network and Adaptive Samplingby Arijit Chaudhuri

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 99.95

    Combining the two statistical techniques of network sampling and adaptive sampling, this book illustrates the advantages of using them in tandem to effectively capture sparsely located elements in unknown pockets. It shows how network sampling is a reliable guide in capturing inaccessible entities through linked auxiliaries. The text also explores... more...

  • Modern Survey Samplingby Arijit Chaudhuri

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 102.95

    Starting from the preliminaries and ending with live examples, Modern Survey Sampling details what a sample can communicate about an unknowable aggregate in a real situation. The author lucidly develops and presents numerous approaches. He details recent developments and explores fresh and unseen problems, hitting upon possible solutions. The... more...

  • Statistical Methods and the Improvement of Data Qualityby Tommy Wright

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Statistical Methods and the Improvement of Data Quality contains the proceedings of The Small Conference on the Improvement of the Quality of Data Collected by Data Collection Systems, held on November 11-12, 1982, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The conference provided a forum for discussing the use of statistical methods to improve data quality, with emphasis... more...

  • Indirect Questioning in Sample Surveysby Arijit Chaudhuri; Tasos Christofides

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 87.09

    This book reviews techniques of indirect questioning, including various versions of randomized response, the item count technique, the nominative technique, the three-card method and negative surveys, and explores the key aspect of protecting privacy. more...

  • Advanced Sampling Theory with Applicationsby S. Singh

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 97.97

    Advanced Sampling Theory with Applications: How Michael "selected" Amy is a comprehensive exposť of basic and advanced sampling techniques along with their applications in the diverse fields of science and technology. This book is a multi-purpose document. It can be used as a text by teachers, as a reference manual by researchers, and as a practical... more...

  • Sample Size Methodologyby M. M. Desu

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    One of the most important problems in designing an experiment or a survey is sample size determination and this book presents the currently available methodology. It includes both random sampling from standard probability distributions and from finite populations. Also discussed is sample size determination for estimating parameters in a Bayesian setting... more...