STAT52200 - Sampling and Survey TechniquesSpring 2016
Days/Time: TBD / TBD
Credit Hours: 3
To be able to design, analyze and interpret the results of sample surveys.
A well-designed sample survey will provide much more information than one that is poorly designed. We will explore the relative advantages of a variety of sampling designs in terms of the variances of the estimates produced from the data collected.
Simple random sampling; systematic sampling; stratified sampling; ratio estimation, cluster sampling; analysis in complex settings; missing data.
Knowledge of elementary probability and basic statistical methods including linear regression.
Grades, solutions and chat room. Prof. will be using BlackBoard along with own course website.
Approximately one assignment per two week period. Homework needs to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Required--Sharon L. Lohr, "Sampling: Design and Analysis," Brooks/Cole, 1999, ISBN 0-534-35361-4.
ProEd minimum computer requirements, the latest version of Windows98, 200MB of disk space and SAS (a copy will be provided by the professor upon request). All course information will be posted to the course web site. SAS
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