Selection of the Samples with Probability Proportional to Size
Science Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2015, Pages: 230-233
Received: Aug. 26, 2015; Accepted: Sep. 6, 2015; Published: Sep. 22, 2015
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Authors
Maskurul Alam, Department of statistics, Islamic University, Kushtia, Bangladesh
Sharmin Akter Sumy, Department of statistics, Islamic University, Kushtia, Bangladesh
Yasin Ali Parh, Department of statistics, Islamic University, Kushtia, Bangladesh
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Abstract
It is manifested to all that sample size varies from unit to unit. It goes without saying that large units contain more apropos information than the smaller units. So if the unit size is larger then there is a greater possibility to choose sample from the large unit than smaller one. It actually means the probability of selecting a unit is positively proportional to its sizes. The selection of unit is done corresponding to choose a number at random from the totality of numbers associated. My main aim is to prefer a method of selecting units on the basis of its size.
Keywords
The Probability Proportional to Size (PPS), Cumulative Method, Lahiri’S Method
To cite this article
Maskurul Alam, Sharmin Akter Sumy, Yasin Ali Parh, Selection of the Samples with Probability Proportional to Size, Science Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics. Vol. 3, No. 5, 2015, pp. 230-233. doi: 10.11648/j.sjams.20150305.13
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