Optimal sample coordination using controlled selection
Matei, Alina and Skinner, Chris (2009) Optimal sample coordination using controlled selection. Southampton, UK, Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, 23pp. (S3RI Methodology Working Papers, (M09/07) ).
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Sample coordination maximizes or minimizes the overlap of samples selected from overlapping populations. We propose a coordination method for the case where units are to be selected with maximum overlap using two designs with given unit inclusion probabilities. Our method is based on some theoretical conditions on the joint selection probability of two samples and on the application of a controlled selection method, implemented with linear programming.
|Item Type:||Monograph (Working Paper)|
|Keywords:||sample surveys, sample coordination, simultaneous selection of samples, joint selection probability of two samples, linear programming|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Social Sciences
University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute
|Date Deposited:||26 Feb 2009|
|Last Modified:||08 Jun 2012 12:40|
|Publisher:||Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute|
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