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  • noun

Synonyms for sampling

items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population

measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form)

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Applications in adaptive cluster sampling of Gulf of Alaska rockfish.
A stratified (by state/territory and location) cluster sampling design was used, with schools randomly sampled in the first and classes in the second stage of sampling.
Achieving the state of "representativeness" becomes a multilayered construct in the use of cluster sampling.
Anthropometric data were collected on children aged between six and 59 months in the camp using a two-stage cluster sampling method from 28 May to 4 June 1996.
TABLE 2 Sample size necessary to achieve a given level of precision on estimates of percent occupancy by southern flying squirrel with systematic (1) or cluster sampling (3, 5, 7) of nest boxes in southeast Ohio, 1995-98.
dagger]) Weighted percentages are reported, reflecting the stratified, 1-stage cluster sampling design.
Because the ChesMMAP trawl collections yielded a cluster of summer flounder at each sampling location, the aforementioned percentages were calculated by using a cluster sampling estimator (Bogstad et al.
Abstract--Adaptive cluster sampling (ACS) has been the subject of many publications about sampling aggregated populations.
The random cluster sampling method used for this poll for the non-high-profile interviews, however, would have a sampling error of approximately +/- 5 percent.
Allowing for cluster sampling at the household level, 320 persons was the target sample size ([approximately equal to] 90 households, assuming an average of 3.
Results from the third nationwide cluster sampling survey on the epidemiology of schistosomiasis in the People's Republic of China, conducted by the Ministry of Health in 2004, are presented.
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