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Ranked Set Sampling

Theory and Applications

  • Zehua Chen
  • Zhidong Bai
  • Bimal K. Sinha

Part of the Lecture Notes in Statistics book series (LNS, volume 176)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. Zehua Chen, Zhidong Bai, Bimal K. Sinha
    Pages 1-9
  3. Zehua Chen, Zhidong Bai, Bimal K. Sinha
    Pages 11-51
  4. Zehua Chen, Zhidong Bai, Bimal K. Sinha
    Pages 53-72
  5. Zehua Chen, Zhidong Bai, Bimal K. Sinha
    Pages 73-101
  6. Zehua Chen, Zhidong Bai, Bimal K. Sinha
    Pages 103-142
  7. Zehua Chen, Zhidong Bai, Bimal K. Sinha
    Pages 143-174
  8. Zehua Chen, Zhidong Bai, Bimal K. Sinha
    Pages 175-189
  9. Zehua Chen, Zhidong Bai, Bimal K. Sinha
    Pages 191-211
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 213-227

About this book

Introduction

This is the first book on the concept and applications of ranked set sampling. It provides a comprehensive review of the literature, and it includes many new results and novel applications.

Scientists and researchers on this subject will find a balanced presentation of theory and applications. The mathematical rigor of the theoretical foundations makes it beneficial to researchers. The detailed description of various methods illustrated by real or simulated data makes it useful for scientists and practitioners in application areas such as agriculture, forestry, sociology, ecological and environmental science, and medical studies. It can serve as a reference book and as a textbook for a short course at the graduate level.

Zehua Chen is Associate Professor of Statistics at the National University of Singapore. Zhidong Bai is Professor of Statistics at the National University of Singapore; he is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. Bimal Sinha is the Presidential Research Professor at University of Maryland Baltimore County; he is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and the American Statistical Association.

Keywords

Excel Mathematica Parametric statistics mathematical statistics sociology statistics variable

Authors and affiliations

  • Zehua Chen
    • 1
  • Zhidong Bai
    • 1
  • Bimal K. Sinha
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Statistics and Applied ProbabilityNational University of SingaporeSingaporeRepublic of Singapore
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of Maryland Baltimore CountyBaltimoreUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-21664-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-40263-5
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-21664-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0930-0325
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