Handbook of Sampling Techniques and Analysis

Handbook of Sampling Techniques and Analysis

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This comprehensive handbook describes in detail the various practical procedures of survey sampling. Emphasizing estimation as well as analysis, it covers both the traditional sampling topics and special techniques not covered in most other books, including network and adaptive sampling, multipurpose surveys, small area estimation, and hierarchical Bayesian methods. The computational aspects of sampling are presented throughout the book in example analyses of real data sets. The Handbook of Sampling Techniques and Analysis is the only up-to-date handbook available on the subject, and as such, will attract a large readership among statisticians, social scientists, and government agencies.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 480 pages
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • CRC Press Inc
  • Bosa Roca, United States
  • English
  • 100 black & white illustrations
  • 1584883847
  • 9781584883845

Table of contents

Populations and Sample Surveys. Probability and Nonprobability Sampling. Stratification. Multistage Sampling. Ratio, Regression and Calibration Estimators. Network and Adaptive Sampling, Multiplicity Estimates. Multipurpose Surveys and Design Optimization. Small Area Estimation. Hierarchical Bayesian Models. Unit and Item Nonresponse. Design Optimization and Sample Size Determination. Longitudinal Surveys, Rotational Sampling and Panel Studies. Further Topics.
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About Poduri S.R.S. Rao

University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA National Center for Health Statistics, Maryland, USA
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