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Sampling methodologies : with applications / Poduri S.R.S. Rao.

By: Rao, Poduri S.R.S.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Texts in statistical science: Publisher: Boca Raton, Fla. : Chapman & Hall/CRC, c2000Description: 311 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 158488214X.Subject(s): Social sciences -- Statistical methods | Sampling (Statistics)DDC classification: 519.5/2 Review: "Sampling Methodologies with Applications offers a balanced, practical treatment of the techniques and applications of the commonly used procedures for sampling from finite populations. In an easily followed, step-by-step presentation, the author motivates each topic with illustrations followed by examples and exercises. All of these are constructed from everyday, practical situations covering a wide variety of topics, from scholastic aptitude tests to healthcare expenditures and presidential elections." "Describes, in detail, all the commonly used procedures, including recent practical developments such as the bootstrap; includes exercises in each chapter, with solutions to odd-numbered problems at the end of the book; presents major results within the text and their derivations in appendixes; and summarizes research-oriented topics of current interest and provides recent references."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-300) and index.

"Sampling Methodologies with Applications offers a balanced, practical treatment of the techniques and applications of the commonly used procedures for sampling from finite populations. In an easily followed, step-by-step presentation, the author motivates each topic with illustrations followed by examples and exercises. All of these are constructed from everyday, practical situations covering a wide variety of topics, from scholastic aptitude tests to healthcare expenditures and presidential elections." "Describes, in detail, all the commonly used procedures, including recent practical developments such as the bootstrap; includes exercises in each chapter, with solutions to odd-numbered problems at the end of the book; presents major results within the text and their derivations in appendixes; and summarizes research-oriented topics of current interest and provides recent references."--BOOK JACKET.

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