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Sampling with unequal probabilities

Berger, Y.G. and Tille, Y. (2009) Sampling with unequal probabilities In, Pfeffermann, Danny and Rao, C.R. (eds.) Handbook of Statistics 29A. Amsterdam, NL, North-Holland pp. 39-54. (doi:10.1016/S0169-7161(08)00002-3).

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Since the mid 1950s, there has been a well-developed theory of sample survey design inference embracing complex designs with stratification and unequal probabilities (Smith, 2001). Unequal probability sampling was first suggested by Hansen and Hurwitz (1943) in the context of sampling with replacement. Narain (1951), Horvitz and Thompson (1952) developed the corresponding theory for sampling without replacement. A large part of survey sampling literature is devoted to unequal probabilities sampling, and more than 50 sampling algorithms have been proposed.

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Published date: September 2009
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Organisations: Statistical Sciences Research Institute


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Date deposited: 08 Apr 2013 10:14
Last modified: 17 Aug 2017 16:34

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Author: Y.G. Berger
Author: Y. Tille
Editor: Danny Pfeffermann
Editor: C.R. Rao

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