Extensions of Dorfman’s Theory

Chapter

Abstract

Economic impact of composite sampling is investigated in the realistic framework of tests with positive probability of false positive and of false negative results. Sensitivity and specificity when pooling samples are also discussed, using rarefaction as a framework.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rui Santos
    • 1
  • Dinis Pestana
    • 2
  • João Paulo Martins
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Technology and Management, Polytechnic Institute of LeiriaCEAUL — Center of Statistics and Applications of University of LisbonLisbonPortugal
  2. 2.Faculty of Sciences of LisbonUniversity of Lisbon, CEAUL — Center of Statistics and Applications of University of LisbonLisbonPortugal

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