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STAT52200 - Sampling and Survey Techniques

Spring 2016

Days/Time: TBD / TBD
Credit Hours: 3

Learning Objective:
To be able to design, analyze and interpret the results of sample surveys.

Description:
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.

Topics Covered:
Simple random sampling; systematic sampling; stratified sampling; ratio estimation, cluster sampling; analysis in complex settings; missing data.

Prerequisites:
Knowledge of elementary probability and basic statistical methods including linear regression.

Applied/Theory: 40/60

Web Address:
http://www.stat.purdue.edu/people/jennings/stat522/

Web Content:
Grades, solutions and chat room. Prof. will be using BlackBoard along with own course website.

Homework:
Approximately one assignment per two week period. Homework needs to be sent to jennings@stat.purdue.edu.

Exams:
Two exams.

Textbooks:
Required--Sharon L. Lohr, "Sampling: Design and Analysis," Brooks/Cole, 1999, ISBN 0-534-35361-4.

Computer Requirements:
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

ProEd Minimum Requirements: view

Tuition & Fees: view

Other Requirements:
None.

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proed@purdue.edu
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West Lafayette, IN 47907