sampling

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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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While it is assumed that random sampling methods are superior to convenience sampling methods due to the bias that may be introduced, these findings suggest that there may not be a significant difference between the two methods.
Convenience sampling is often used in surveying LGBTTQ community members because of their low incidence in the population and the consequent expense of obtaining a representative sample, as well as issues associated with willingness to disclose sexual orientation.
Convenience sampling means signing up anyone who meets study entry requirements and volunteers for a study.
2006) claimed that "some form of convenience sampling is typically adopted in practice.
The study used convenience sampling to map the characteristics of individual workplaces.
The convenience sampling from a unique distance education program may also limit generalizability.